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Title: Inherited epidermolysis bullosa: clinical and therapeutic aspects
Other Titles: Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
Authors: Boeira, Vanessa Lys Simas Yamakawa
Souza, Erica Sales
Rocha, Bruno de Oliveira
Oliveira, Pedro Dantas
Oliveira, Maria de Fátima Santos Paim de
Rêgo, Vitoria Regina Pedreira de Almeida
Follador, Ivonise
Keywords: Epidermolysis bullosa;Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica;Epidermolysis bullosa, junctional;Epidermolysis bullosa simplex
Issue Date: 2013
Abstract: Inherited epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a heterogeneous group of genetic disorders that present with skin and, in some cases, mucosal fragility, predisposing patients to the development of blisters and/or erosions after minimal trauma or friction. Children with a recurrent history of these kinds of lesions or neonates that present them in the absence of another reasonable explanation should be investigated. Diagnosis must be based on clinical and histopathological findings. To date, management of inherited EB basically consists in avoiding traumas that trigger lesions, as well as preventing infection and facilitating healing of the wounds with the systematic use of bandages.
Description: p. 185-198
URI: http://repositorio.ufba.br/ri/handle/ri/16395
ISSN: 0365-0596
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