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Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa

Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa: Introduction

Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa: 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 Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa is available below.

Symptoms of Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa

Treatments for Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa

  • 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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Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa: Complications

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Causes of Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa

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Misdiagnosis and Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa

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Prognosis for Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa

Prognosis for Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa: The severity and duration of symptoms varies depending on the subtype involved.

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Definitions of Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa:

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

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More information about Epidermolytic epidermolysis bullosa

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

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