Gastrointestinal complications of inherited epidermolysis bullosa: cumulative experience of the National Epidermolysis Bullosa Registry.

@article{Fine2008GastrointestinalCO,
  title={Gastrointestinal complications of inherited epidermolysis bullosa: cumulative experience of the National Epidermolysis Bullosa Registry.},
  author={J K Fine and Lorraine B Johnson and Madeline Weiner and Chirayath M. Suchindran},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={147-58}
}
BACKGROUND Portions of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract may be severely involved in patients with inherited epidermolysis bullosa (EB). Evidence-based data are lacking as to the frequency and time of onset of these complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS Cross-sectional and longitudinal data were analyzed on 3,280 and 450 patients with EB, respectively, who were followed from 1986-2002 as part of the National EB Registry, an epidemiological study that attempted to identify, enroll, and collect… CONTINUE READING