What Is The Life Expectancy Of A Person With Epidermolysis Bullosa?

May 5, 2020 Beverly 0

What Is Epidermolysis Bullosa? Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a group of rare genetic disorders characterized by extremely fragile skin and mucous membrane, resulting in easy blistering and erosions following minor trauma. There are four main types of EB based on the level of blistering, namely simplex, junctional, dystrophic and Kindler syndrome. Diagnosis is made with clinical manifestations and skin biopsy or genetic testing. The cause of epidermolysis bullosa is genetic mutations with at least 20 genes involved, […]