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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Epidermolysis bullosa is a group of genetic conditions that make the skin very fragile and blister easily.
Bruckner, "Treatment decision-making for patients with the Herlitz subtype of junctional epidermolysis bullosa," Journal of Perinatology, vol.
The researchers described the case of a 7-year-old boy who was admitted to a children's hospital in Germany in June 2015 with junctional epidermolysis bullosa so severe that approximately 80% of his total body surface area was affected.
Historically, EB subtypes have been classified according skin morphology.7,8 According to National Epidermolysis Bullosa Registry, number of EB cases in Norway is 54 cases per million live births, in Japan is 7.8 cases per million live births, and in Croatia is 9.6 cases per million live births.9 Pemphigus erythematosus (PE), also known as Senear-Usher syndrome, is an overlap syndrome with features of lupus erythematosus (LE) and PF.
Key Words: Epidermolysis bullosa, Blisters, Dental caries, Treatment, Fluoride applications.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Epidermolysis Bullosa - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Epidermolysis Bullosa pipeline landscape.
He built it to raise funds and awareness for Debra Ireland, which helps people suffering from chronic skin disease epidermolysis bullosa.
INTRODUCTION: Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) is a group of hereditary bullous diseases characterized by intraepidermal blistering due to mild mechanical traumas.(1) Patients present with widely varying severity and are classified in three main subtypes: EBS Weber-Cockayne, EBS Kobner and EBS Dowling-Meara, on the basis of the severity and distribution of the blisters, the age of onset, and the ultrastructural investigation of the epidermis and basement membrane zone.
I hope a breakthrough will be made for epidermolysis bullosa sufferers.
Alex Hood, 19, died in 2008 after suffering her whole life from dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.
[USPRwire, Thu Jul 30 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Epidermolysis Bullosa - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Epidermolysis Bullosa's therapeutic pipeline.

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