Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Celiac Awareness Month Fun Fact #8

Celiac Awareness Month fun fact #8

Celiac disease can present itself as a rash.

I can't count the number of people who have told me that they are gluten free because gluten gives them a rash. dermatitis herpetiformis occurs in 15 to 20% of celiacs. Dermatitis Herpetiformis is often misdiagnosed as eczema. This is just one example I found online of the rash.

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