The resources below provide information about treatment options for this condition. If you have questions about which treatment is right for you, talk to your healthcare professional.
Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
Diagnosis is usually straightforward with little need for extensive differential diagnosis. However, in the neonatal period, in utero Herpes simplex infection may need to be considered, especially if there is no family history of blistering disease or if the clinical findings are very atypical for EB. The differential diagnosis in neonates may include inherited or acquired skin disorders with a similar presentation.
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Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
NCATS Rare Diseases Are Not Rare! Challenge
October 9, 2018
The NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Network Expands
September 26, 2018
Gene Therapy Creates Replacement Skin to Save a Dying Boy
November 16, 2017
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