Medical Dictionary

dermatitis herpetiformis

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noun dermatitis her·pe·ti·for·mis \-ˌhər-pə-tə-ˈfȯr-məs\

Medical Definition of dermatitis herpetiformis

  1. :  chronic dermatitis characterized by eruption of itching papules, vesicles, and lesions resembling hives typically in clusters


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