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Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita: Introduction

Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita: An acquired autoimmune skin condition characterized by blisters which cause scarring on the skin of joints and sometimes the skull. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita is available below.

Symptoms of Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

Treatments for Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

  • Treatment revolves mainly around using medication to suppress the immune system and thus halt the autoimmune process
  • Medication: azathioprine, corticosteroids, colchicines, Dapsone, gold, IV immunoglobulin, mycophenolate mofetil
  • Treat any associated or underlying conditions
  • Minimize physical trauma to the skin
  • If the mouth is involved, the diet should be changed to minimize oral damage i.e. soft food, low acidity foods
  • more treatments...»

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Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita: Deaths

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Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita: Complications

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Causes of Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

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Misdiagnosis and Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

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Prognosis for Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

Prognosis for Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita: The prognosis varies depending on which parts of the body are involved. Mucous membrane involvement tends to cause more problems. The condition usually goes through periods if improvement in symptoms and exacerbation of symptoms.

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Clinical Trials for Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

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Definitions of Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita:

Form of epidermolysis bullosa characterized by trauma-induced, subepidermal blistering with no family history of the disease. Direct immunofluorescence shows IMMUNOGLOBULIN G deposited at the dermo-epidermal junction. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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