epidermolysis bullosa

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epidermolysis bullosa

[‚ep·ə·dər′mäl·ə·səs bu̇′lō·sə]
(medicine)
A congenital skin disease characterized by the development of vesicles and bullae upon slight, or even without, trauma.
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All proceeds go towards DEBRA, an international medical research charity who aim to find a cure for dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, which effects around 400 children in Scotland.
Proceeds of the financing will be used to advance the company's proprietary recombinant collagen type VII (rC7) technology as the first and only protein replacement therapy in development for the treatment of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB), an orphan disease that causes devastating skin blisters, morbidity and early mortality.
The money will go to Prostate Cancer UK Carney's Community, which works with disadvantaged young people, and the Sohana Research Fund, set up to support Sohana Collins, 13, who suffers from Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa, or RDEB.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted rare pediatric disease designation for Fibrocell's lead orphan gene-therapy drug candidate, FCX-007, for the treatment of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB).
The family suffer from the same condition as Jonny Kennedy, of Alnwick, Northumberland, whose plight touched the heart of millions in the TV programme The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off - which documented how he lived life with Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa.
For the first time, an international team of medical researchers has successfully treated patients with a fatal and rare skin disease called recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) using bone marrow stem cells.
From birth, the plucky youngster from Denbigh has battled with rare disease Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (DEB).
When I asked the family what they needed, they said that insurance is covering most of their expenses for Ryan's supplies right now, so donating to the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America was the best option," she said.
Two-year-old Tie Davey, from Llangefni, Anglesey, suffers from the genetic disorder Severe Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (SRDEB), which sees his skin come away in strips under the slightest friction.
A 13-year-old boy with a known diagnosis of Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (DEB) was seen in our dental practice in 2004 for dental evaluation and care.
South AP, O'Toole EA: Understanding the pathogenesis of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa squamous cell carcinoma.
Their three-year-old son Samuel suffers from dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a rare condition which causes his skin to blister and fall off.
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