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Dermatitis herpetiformis and diabetes mellitus.
  1. S. Holt,
  2. J. N. Blackwell


    Three out of 4 patients with coexistent diabetes mellitus and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) developed severe renal failure which resulted in death in 2 of them. Diabetes mellitus and DH may coexist more frequently than would occur by chance, and such patients may run an increased risk from severe renal complications of diabetes.

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