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Adv Skin Wound Care. 2012 Sep;25(9):400-3.

Use of a keratin-based wound dressing in the management of wounds in a patient with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.

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University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA.


Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa is a rare, autosomal recessive blistering condition. The authors successfully treated a patient with a novel keratin-based dressing. Starting at 11 months, 1 hand and 1 foot of the patient was treated, and significant improvement was observed. Thereafter, keratin treatment was applied to both hands and feet.

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