CASE REPORT ON EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA- A RARE DISORDERS

Dileepreddy Gottimuukula, Rakesh Chakinala, Surender Kagithapu, Yogi Morishetty, Goverdhan Puchchakayala

Abstract


Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare group of skin disorders which is characterized by extreme fragility of skin and mucous memberane, which leads to formation of blisters and skin lesions. It affects 1 out of every 50,000 live births. There is no specific treatment, daily wound care and pain management are the only available treatment options. Here we report a case of male neonate with epidermolysis bullosa and  respiratory distress. The neonate was died due to severe respiratory distress.


Keywords


Epidermolysis bullosa; blisters; lesions; respiratory distress

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