epidermolysis bullosa


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epidermolysis bullosa

(ˌɛpɪdɜːˈmɒlɪsɪs bʊˈləʊzə)
n
1. (Pathology) a group of genetic disorders causing blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. In simple cases the blistering is induced by injury, but in serious cases it occurs spontaneously
2. (Medicine) a group of genetic disorders causing blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. In simple cases the blistering is induced by injury, but in serious cases it occurs spontaneously

epidermolysis bullosa

(EB) An inherited disorder in which the skin is faulty or inadequate. The layers of the skin separate easily if damaged or touched, and then blister. Sufferers are prone to infection.
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Comprehensive dental care and general anesthetic management of hereditary Epidermolysis Bullosa.
All the events have been charity fundraisers and the next one, at St Patrick's Catholic Club in Huddersfield on January 31, will feature a raffle for the Debra charity, which funds vital research and specialist nurses for epidermolysis bullosa and skin cancer.
Epidermolysis bullosa is characterized by fragile skin and/or mucosal surfaces along with subsequent blistering, erosions, and scarring.
A donations drive for Debra Ireland, a charity for people with the painful skin disorder Epidermolysis Bullosa, also saw model Andrea Roche give an elegant Newbridge silver necklace.
Physicians diagnosing epidermolysis bullosa in a newborn have few initial clues about which type of the disease their patient has, or the course it will take, until they do electron microscopy and immunofluorescence testing, according to Anne Lucky, M.
After a visit to a dermatologist, the Youngs learned that Genia had a rare skin disease called epidermolysis bullosa, or EB.
Jordan has epidermolysis bullosa and his skin blisters and tears at the slightest touch.
Their game-playing sessions will raise money for DEBRA which supports children and families suffering from the skin- blistering condition Epidermolysis Bullosa.
The hospital has received funding from the Government to become the second national centre for the treatment of Epidermolysis Bullosa and the first outside London.
In addition to having received FDA approvals during 2001 for the treatment of Epidermolysis Bullosa and donor sites in burn patients, Ortec is also pursuing FDA approvals for venous and diabetic skin ulcers and is in the midst of clinical trials for these indications.
Nu Skin and Stanford University School of Medicine were honored for their combined efforts in generating awareness and supporting research of epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a debilitating and often fatal skin disease that primarily affects children.
Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) afflicts an estimated 50,000 people in the United States.
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