Emergency management in epidermolysis bullosa: consensus clinical recommendations from the European reference network for rare skin diseases

@article{Mellerio2020EmergencyMI,
  title={Emergency management in epidermolysis bullosa: consensus clinical recommendations from the European reference network for rare skin diseases},
  author={J. E. Mellerio and Maya El Hachem and N. Bellon and Giovanna Zambruno and Hana Bu{\vc}kov{\'a} and Rudolf Autrata and C. Sălăvăstru and T. Caldaro and C. Greco and C. Has and C. Bodemer},
  journal={Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases},
  year={2020},
  volume={15}
}
  • J. E. Mellerio, Maya El Hachem, +8 authors C. Bodemer
  • Published 2020
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases
  • Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) comprises a group of genetic disorders with the hallmark of fragility of the skin and mucosal surfaces. The severity of different types of EB varies markedly as does the occurrence of extra-cutaneous involvement and complications. A number of emergency situations may occur in the context of EB including obstruction to oral intake from oral or esophageal blisters or scarring, acute airway obstruction, acute urinary retention, sepsis and corneal erosions. Whilst general… CONTINUE READING

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