[Role of cutaneous pinch grafts in the healing of patients with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa wounds: report of four cases].

@article{Claude2005RoleOC,
  title={[Role of cutaneous pinch grafts in the healing of patients with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa wounds: report of four cases].},
  author={Olivier Claude and J P Binder and Katia Bustamante and Claudine Blanchet-Bardon and F Andrivon and Marc Revol and Jean Marie Servant},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie plastique et esthetique},
  year={2005},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={189-96}
}
Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a heterogeneous group of genetically determined skin fragility disorders in which minor trauma leads to blister formation on the skin. One of the most severe forms is Hallopeau-Siemens recessive dystrophic EB which main cause of mortality is squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Exeresis of SCC leads to a difficult problem about treating the surgical wound. Most of the time, achieving a split-thickness skin graft on these severely affected EB patients is either too… CONTINUE READING