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A persistent rash

A persistent rash

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Patient Case Study

Time to Complete

0.5 hours


August 20, 2015


August 20, 2015

Programme description

This article by Dr Louise Newson examines the clinical manifestations, diagnosis, complications and management of patients with dermatitis herpetiformis. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include symptoms and distribution, and management of patients with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.

Educational objectives

After reading this article the healthcare professional should be better able to:
  • Understand the symptoms and distribution of dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Diagnose dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Manage patients with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Recognise the complications of dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Louise Newson
    West Midlands
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Raj Thakkar
    Wooburn Green
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required