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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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.
The money will go to the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation, of which Cox and Arquette are board members.
The second half covers clinical examples, these include: infective skin diseases such as impetigo and eczema herpeticum; epidermolysis bullosa; Stevens-Johnson syndrome; and urticaria.
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.
Integra Healthcare, a leading firm of independent consultants based in Edgbaston, Birmingham, and pro- viding advice on all aspects of corpo- rate healthcare, is supporting the Dys- trophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association (DEBRA) on an ongoing basis and has pledged to raise further funds for the charity.
A 27-year-old man with a history of epidermolysis bullosa came to the clinic complaining of progressive dysphagia.
Epidermolysis bullosa is a group of hereditary skin diseases in which something as light as a human touch can cause the skin to blister and peel away, inviting infection and laying down scar tissue.
ProQR Therapeutics announced the strategic spin out of the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa, or DEB, activities into the newly formed company, Wings Therapeutics.
Our team remains highly focused on our lead programs, including the start of our VIITAL Phase 3 clinical trial in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, continued enrollment in the MPS III programs, and preparations to start the clinical trial in CLN1 disease."
Drug development company RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals Inc (OTCQB: RGRX) said on Monday that its licensee has enrolled its first patient with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) under its single-blinded, phase 2 clinical trial of the novel topically-administered drug candidate RGN-137.
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