Management of esophageal strictures in children with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.

@article{Castillo2002ManagementOE,
  title={Management of esophageal strictures in children with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.},
  author={Ricardo O. Castillo and Yinka K. Davies and Yuan-Chi Lin and Manuel Soriano Garc{\'i}a and Harvey Young},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={535-41}
}
BACKGROUND Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa is a rare, genetically transmitted skin disorder characterized by blister formation and scarring in response to minor trauma. One of the most debilitating features of the disease is the development of esophageal strictures, which produces profound dysphagia, exacerbating an already highly compromised nutritional status common to these patients. Due to the extreme fragility of epithelial surfaces, the optimal therapeutic approach to… CONTINUE READING
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