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Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita


Other Names for this Disease

  • Acquired epidermolysis bullosa
  • EB acquisita
  • EBA
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  • Can this cause dizziness? And can I transfer it to my kids? Is it genetic? Click here for answer

  • I have epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. Occasionally I have to have my fingernails removed, as they act like ingrown toe nails. My doctors tell me there is no other way to prevent them from growing back, except for phenol carbolic acid, and I had a reaction to that when they took off a toe nail. In addition, I would like to contact other people with epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Acquired epidermolysis bullosa
  • EB acquisita
  • EBA
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.