Nutritional outcome in children with severe generalized recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: a short- and long-term evaluation of gastrostomy and enteral feeding.

@article{Colomb2012NutritionalOI,
  title={Nutritional outcome in children with severe generalized recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: a short- and long-term evaluation of gastrostomy and enteral feeding.},
  author={Virginie Colomb and E Bourdon-Lannoy and C{\'e}cile Lambe and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Sauvat and S Hadj Rabia and Dominique Hamel Teillac and Yves de Prost and Christine Bodemer},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={166 2},
  pages={354-61}
}
BACKGROUND Generalized recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) is often complicated by high nutritional difficulties with risks of malnutrition. OBJECTIVES To provide information regarding the benefits of enteral feeding by gastrostomy (GTF), energy and protein requirements, tolerance, growth and pubertal development in children with RDEB. METHODS Twenty-four patients were referred over a 7-year period in a retrospective study. Gastrostomy placement was decided in patients unable… CONTINUE READING
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