Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex

Bhat, Ramesh Y (2010) Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH, 15 (4). pp. 3215-3216.

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Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a rare group of inherited skin disorders that manifests as blistering of theskin in the varying degrees of severity. The severity can rangefrom a mild, localized disease to ageneralized, devastating process. The three major types of EB include simplex, junctional anddystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. EB simplex (EBS) is the most common and dominantly inheriteddisease. In EBS, the blisters are usually present at birth or appear during the neonatal period [1],[2].Secondary infection is the primary complication. A newborn withextensiveblistering of the skin,minimal oral lesions and secondary infection with a staphylococcus is described

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Epidermolysis bullosa, newborn, secondary bacterial infection
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2012 04:13
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2012 04:13
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/2504

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