Pain With Dominant DEB Can Be Severe, Affecting Life Quality

Pain With Dominant DEB Can Be Severe, Affecting Life Quality

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Pain With Dominant DEB Can Be Severe, Affecting Life Quality

Pain, but not wound size, significantly affects a person’s perception of disease severity with dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB), a study reports. Chronic open wounds, difficulty swallowing or walking, and anal narrowing also plays into patients’ perceptions of their disease’s severity. The study, “Patient-reported outcomes and quality of life in dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: A global cross-sectional survey,” was published in the journal Pediatric Dermatology. DEB is one of the major forms of epidermolysis bullosa,…

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