Special Issues in Epidermolysis Bullosa: Eyes, Hair, Nails, Teeth and Pregnancy

Jeremy C.K. Tan, Minas Coroneo, Anna Martinez, Antonella Tosti, Dédée F. Murrell

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Abstract

The integument is often overlooked when focusing on the clinical features of EB, but there are important clinical clues to the subtyping of EB which may be gleaned from these tissues, as well as special complications. One of the areas of the body that is not affected by EB is the placenta and amnion, yet there are still many questions related to pregnancy in EB which few books address, which are answered here.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBlistering Diseases
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Features, Pathogenesis, Treatment
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages695-709
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783662456989
ISBN (Print)9783662456972
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Tan, J. C. K., Coroneo, M., Martinez, A., Tosti, A., & Murrell, D. F. (2015). Special Issues in Epidermolysis Bullosa: Eyes, Hair, Nails, Teeth and Pregnancy. In Blistering Diseases: Clinical Features, Pathogenesis, Treatment (pp. 695-709). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-45698-9_73