There have been many comorbidities identified in EB patients; the most commonly seen are anemia, infections, osteopenia, failure to thrive, renal disease, squamous cell carcinoma, and cardiomyopathy. Physicians caring for EB patients should be aware of all these complications, initially to prevent some of these from developing by establishing preventive measures and secondly to monitor closely and identify early signs and symptoms of these complications for better clinical outcomes.
|Title of host publication||Blistering Diseases|
|Subtitle of host publication||Clinical Features, Pathogenesis, Treatment|
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2015|
|Name||Blistering Diseases: Clinical Features, Pathogenesis, Treatment|
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