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Epidermolysis Bullosa, Easy-to-Read Fast Facts
Last published 11/2014
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This fact sheet is for people who have epidermolysis bullosa (ep-ee-der-MOL-eh-sis bull-O-sa, often called "EB"), parents and caregivers of children with EB, and others interested in learning more about the disease. The fact sheet describes the disease and its symptoms and contains information about diagnosis and treatment. It provides information about avoiding and treating infections and preventing nutritional problems. It also discusses the value of genetic counseling and highlights of current research. If you have questions after reading this fact sheet, you may wish to discuss them with your doctor or a dermatologist (a specialist in treating skin conditions).
Length: 4 pp
- General public
- For medical & health professionals to share with patients
Quantity that can be ordered: up to 1 copy
This publication is in the public domain. It can be reproduced.
Size: 8 1/2 x 11
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