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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: Overview

…ht in all patients so treated. Other bullous diseases such as epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, erythema multiforme, and bullous drug eruptions may clinically resemble pemphigoid and may explain atypical therapeutic responses. Immunosuppression may re…

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

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. D…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acquired epidermolysis bullosa

…a Course Blisters often heal with scars Variations clinical Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita Epidermolysis bullosa hereditaria et acquisita The most common types are these: Noninflammatory: resembles porphyria cutanea tarda and marked by acral dis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Junctional epidermolysis bullosa

Junctional epidermolysis bullosa Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Onset at birth in both sexes Distribution of lesions Widespread Individual lesions Vesicles, bullae, and vegetating crusts atop ulcers Course Blisters heal with slight scarr…

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