1988
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.124.5.765
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Surgical restoration of the hand in epidermolysis bullosa

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“…Most of the earlier studies described degloving of the hands and immobilization of the digits, followed by grafting with either split-thickness grafts 4,7,13,14 or full-thickness skin. 6 Other variations on this technique have been subsequently described, to include the use of artificially prepared autologous skin graft sheets 5 or no grafts.…”
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“…Most of the earlier studies described degloving of the hands and immobilization of the digits, followed by grafting with either split-thickness grafts 4,7,13,14 or full-thickness skin. 6 Other variations on this technique have been subsequently described, to include the use of artificially prepared autologous skin graft sheets 5 or no grafts.…”
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“…7,9,10,16 If optimal function is to be maintained, additional procedures are required about every 2 years. 8,11,14 As a correlate, recurrences may be more frequent in the dominant than nondominant hand. 14 As a result of the high frequency of pseudosyndactyly in the more severe EB subtypes, conventional practice is to either wrap the fingers, to keep them separated, or to use cushioned splints on the hands and forearms during a portion of each day, in an effort to reduce the likelihood of web and contracture formation.…”
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“…5 Accordingly, the highest priority was given to releasing the adduction contracture of the thumb ( Figure 1). The thumb adduction contracture involves dermal and subdermal fibrosis, myofascial fibrosis, and shortening of the adductor pollicis and first dorsal interosseous muscles.…”
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“…5,22 Because of widespread involvement over a large total body surface area, surgeons are required to use thinner autografts than would be ideal in reconstruction because of the routine shortage of adequate donor sites in such patients. Potential donor site morbidity includes pain, delayed wound healing, infection, and hypertrophic scarring.…”
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