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EB

Abbreviation for elementary bodies1 , under body.

epidermolysis bullosa

; EB group of autosomal-recessive disorders characterized by skin fragility and blistering in response to innocuous or minor trauma, due to the pathological weakening of epidermal-dermal junction and formation of large blood-filled blisters (bullae) leading to severe fibrosis, scarring and contracture of skin, digital fusion and loss of epidermal appendages; sufferers are often treated with corticosteroids