Quality of life in epidermolysis bullosa.

@article{Horn2002QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in epidermolysis bullosa.},
  author={Helen M. Horn and Michael J. Tidman},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={
          707-10
        }
}
The quality of life of people with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) living in Scotland was assessed by postal questionnaire using the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) and the Children's Dermatology Life Quality Index (CDLQI). There were 143 people with EB simplex (EBS) and 99 individuals with non-Hallopeau--Siemens subtypes of dystrophic EB (DEB). A further six individuals had the severe Hallopeau--Siemens subtype of DEB (RDEB-HS). The overall response was 48% (EBS 52%, DEB 40% and RDEB-HS 83… CONTINUE READING

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