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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He surprises a very special young lady: Sohana Collins, our Teenager of Courage, whose genetic condition, dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, makes her skin so fragile a tiny bump can cause severe burns.
When the most viable, modified stem cells were selected, transplantation onto immunodeficient mice regenerated skin that did not blister in the mouse model system for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa and produced functional type VII collagen.
Sharmila says: "Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa is quite a mouthful and people have real trouble in saying it so we started by asking people to say that to raise awareness of the condition and then a funny tongue twister.
INTRODUCTION: Dominant dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is a subtype of dystrophic type of Epidermolysis Bullosa.
The anaesthetic management of patients with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.
Alex Hood was diagnosed with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (EB) when only a baby.
The 22-year-old recent Duke University graduate was born with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, a severe skin condition that makes skin blister from minor injuries, heat, friction and scratching.
There are four major types of EB: epidermolysis bullosa simplex; junctional epidermolysis bullosa, dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa and a mixed type called Kinder syndrome.
Massachusetts-based Lotus Tissue Repair is the developer of a protein replacement therapy that is currently being investigated for the treatment of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB), an orphan disease for which there is no approved treatment option yet.
The clinical spectrum of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.
Dysphagia (even to saliva) occurs in 76% of patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) and in 15% of patients with junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB).
Horn HM, Tidman MJ: The clinical spectrum of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.
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