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Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex

Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex: Introduction

Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex: A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body affected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex is available below.

Symptoms of Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex

Treatments for Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex

  • Treatment varies depending on the presenting symptoms but options include:
  • Management of skin symptoms - appropriate wound care helps protect against secondary infection.
  • Surgery - may be needed to correct abnormally bent joints or fused digits that can result from the chronic blistering and scarring. Surgery may also be needed to open up the esophagus if it has been narrowed by blistering and scarring.
  • Physical therapy - can alleviate impaired joint movement.
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Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex: Complications

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Prognosis for Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex

Prognosis for Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex: The severity and duration of symptoms varies depending on the subtype involved.

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