Epidermolysis bullosa and the risk of life-threatening cancers: the National EB Registry experience, 1986-2006.

  title={Epidermolysis bullosa and the risk of life-threatening cancers: the National EB Registry experience, 1986-2006.},
  author={J K Fine and Lorraine Beth Johnson and Madeline Weiner and Kuo-Ping Li and Chirayath M. Suchindran},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={60 2},
BACKGROUND Case series have demonstrated that potentially lethal cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas arise in patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), although the magnitude of this risk is undefined. METHODS Systematic case finding and data collection were performed throughout the continental United States (1986-2002) by the National EB Registry on 3280 EB patients to determine cumulative and conditional risks for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), basal cell carcinoma… CONTINUE READING
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