Search Results for: epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermolysis Bullosa

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A constellation of unrelated blistering diseases, many of them determined genetically but some of them not, that involve skin and sometimes mucous membranes, the blisters often developing after trauma and sometimes resulting in scarring and deformity.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermolysis Bullosa

A constellation of unrelated blistering diseases, many of them determined genetically but some of them not, that involve skin and sometimes mucous membranes, the blisters often developing after trauma and sometimes resulting in scarring and deformit…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa

A constellation of unrelated blistering diseases, many of them determined genetically but some of them not, that involve skin and sometimes mucous membranes, the blisters often developing after trauma and sometimes resulting in scarring and deformit…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

Overview Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a heterogeneous group of inherited mechanobullous diseases. Three basic forms are recognized, based on the electron microscopic level of the blister formation. The ideal strategy would be to correct the genetic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…excluded, particularly other blistering diseases (pemphigus, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita). Notably, scabies infestation can present with both urticarial and bullous lesions, and biopsy specimens can reveal eosinophilic spongiosis. Scabies is rel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita: Overview

Overview Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) is an autoimmune disorder due to autoantibodies to Type VII collagen. EBA may present as a noninflammatory bullous lesion with acral distribution that heals with atrophic scarring (similar to porphyria…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa?

…20;The “typical” or “average” case of epidermolysis bullosa acquisita may not exist or is at least poorly defined due to the small number of cases accepted as authentic epidermolysis bullosa acquisita.” Woodley DT, Gammo…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Treatment

…inicians should consider ruling out an arthropod infestation. Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) can be challenging to distinguish from BP; patients with suspected BP who are treatment refractory should undergo further testing (usually salt-split…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Clinical Case

…ressive agent (such as mycophenolate mofetil) If the patient fails to respond, consider sending ELISA testing to confirm the presence of bullous pemphigoid pathogenic antibodies, or consider salt-split skin to exclude epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

Key Points Lupus is a disease that presents across a broad spectrum of cutaneous and systemic manifestations. It may be cutaneous-only or systemic with cutaneous manifestations; some patients with systemic lupus do not have cutaneous involvement. Di…

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