1927
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.1927.02370250043004
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Epidermolysis Bullosa

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“…It appears as if the onset of puberty improves conditions in some patients [9,10,12], as is also illustrated by our case 2. Since the zinc supplement necessary to maintain patients symptom-free is at a level twice that of the daily requirements in healthy humans [20], small changes in the supply of zinc in the food as well as changes in the organism's need for zinc, for example during growth periods and pregnancy, and in infectious diseases, probably play a part in modifying the course of the disease in the individual patient.…”
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confidence: 82%
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“…It appears as if the onset of puberty improves conditions in some patients [9,10,12], as is also illustrated by our case 2. Since the zinc supplement necessary to maintain patients symptom-free is at a level twice that of the daily requirements in healthy humans [20], small changes in the supply of zinc in the food as well as changes in the organism's need for zinc, for example during growth periods and pregnancy, and in infectious diseases, probably play a part in modifying the course of the disease in the individual patient.…”
Section: Commentsupporting
confidence: 82%
“…G uy [9] described, in 1927, three brothers aged 7,9, and 17 with 'epi dermolysis bullosa'. However, the clinical picture and photographs of the patients show lesions typical of AE.…”
Section: Review O F Reported Casesmentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…A summary of the literature on AE is given in Table 1, including type of lesions, age at onset or presentation, presence of infection, whether the AE was considered innate or acquired, whether vesicles or bullae were described and, when reported, any histopathological findings 5–8,10–13,15–38 …”
Section: Clinical and Histopathological Findings As Reported In Litermentioning
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“…Failure to culture Candida albicans from skin lesions; 3. Dramatic response to diiodohydroxyquin (Diodoquin); 4.…”
Section: Absence Of Gastrointestinal Manifestations;mentioning
confidence: 99%