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Related to epidermolysis: Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, Epidermolysis bullosa simplex, Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa

epidermolysis

 [ep″ĭ-der-mol´ĭ-sis]
a loosened state of the epidermis with formation of blebs and bullae either spontaneously or at the site of trauma.
epidermolysis bullo´sa a variety with development of bullae and vesicles, often at the site of trauma; in the hereditary forms, there may be severe scarring after healing, or extensive denuded areas after rupture of the lesions.

ep·i·der·mol·y·sis

(ep'i-dĕr-mol'i-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation epidermoly'sis.
A condition in which the epidermis is loosely attached to the corium, readily exfoliating or forming blisters.
[epidermis + G. lysis, loosening]

epidermolysis

/epi·der·mol·y·sis/ (-der-mol´ĭ-sis) a loosened state of the epidermis with formation of blebs and bullae, occurring either spontaneously or at the site of trauma.epidermolyt´ic
epidermolysis bullo´sa  a variety with development of bullae and vesicles, often at the site of trauma; in the hereditary forms, there may be severe scarring after healing, or extensive denuded areas after rupture of the lesions.

epidermolysis

Dermatology The shearing of the epidermis from the dermis, generally with an accumulation of fluid and formation of blebs and bullae. See Epidermolysis bullosa.

ep·i·der·mol·y·sis

(ep'i-dĕr-mol'i-sis)
A condition in which the epidermis is loosely attached to the corium, readily exfoliating or forming blisters.
[epidermis + G. lysis, loosening]

epidermolysis

Separation of the outer layer of the skin from the underlying CORIUM, usually with the formation of a blister. Epidermolysis is a feature of many skin disorders.

ep·i·der·mol·y·sis

(ep'i-dĕr-mol'i-sis) Avoid the mispronunciation epidermoly'sis.
A condition in which the epidermis is loosely attached to the corium, readily exfoliating or forming blisters.
[epidermis + G. lysis, loosening]

epidermolysis

a loosened state of the epidermis with formation of blebs and bullae either spontaneously or at the site of trauma.

epidermolysis bullosa
a hereditary disease of humans, Collie dogs, Shetland sheepdogs, Suffolk, South Dorset Down and Scottish blackface sheep, and Simmental and Brangus calves. Characterized by epidermal bullae, particularly on areas of pressure or trauma and in sheep in the mouth and on woolless skin. There may be shedding of hooves and horns. Called also red foot disease.
congenital bovine epidermolysis
ulcers on lips, gums, tongue, muzzle and limb extremities at birth; skin lesions may be local alopecia without ulceration; resembles epidermolysus bullosa simplex in humans; an autosomal dominant recorded in Simmentals.
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19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EB Research Partnership("EBRP") -- the nation's largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to curing epidermolysis bullosa ("EB"), a rare and debilitating skin disorder -- announced today that it has secured a $3 million individual gift from the Deshe Family, the largest of its kind ever given to an EB-related cause.
All proceeds go towards DEBRA, an international medical research charity who aim to find a cure for dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, which effects around 400 children in Scotland.
The charity's director of retail, Maureen Nickson, said: "We rely on the income from our shops to help fund vital research into Epidermolysis Bullosa, for which there is currently no cure.
Barron has blogged about her condition before and the misconceptions surrounding epidermolysis bullosa.
Phoebe Simpson, 12, and Lauren Rodgers, 16, who suffer from rare skin condition Epidermolysis Bullosa, are backing a fundraising event for the charities that have helped them
HELPED Lauren Rogers, left, and Phoebe Wilson have epidermolysis bullosa
of Cambridge, MA, a privately held biotechnology company developing the first and only protein replacement therapy currently being investigated for the treatment of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB).
Inherited Epidermolysis Bullosa: past, present, and future.
RAISING AWARENESS Jonny Kennedy who had epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and died aged 36 from the so-far incurable condition
Key Words: Bullous diseases, epidermolysis bullosa, kindler syndrome
At the meeting, he presented his updated experience with the therapy in six patients with epidermolysis bullosa simplex and eight with pachyonychia congenita.
For the first time, an international team of medical researchers has successfully treated patients with a fatal and rare skin disease called recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) using bone marrow stem cells.

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