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Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: Introduction

Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: A rare inherited skin blistering condition which can vary in severity depending on how it is inherited. Recessively inherited are more severe than dominantly inherited cases and can cause the loss of patches of skin and scarring which can impair limb function. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa is available below.

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Definitions of Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa:

Form of epidermolysis bullosa characterized by atrophy of blistered areas, severe scarring, and nail changes. It is most often present at birth or in early infancy and occurs in both autosomal dominant and recessive forms. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, or a subtype of Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
 

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