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March 2000

Treatment of Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex (EBS) With Tetracycline

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Copyright 2000 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2000

Arch Dermatol. 2000;136(3):424-425. doi:

We read with great interest the case reports in the Archives of Dermatology1 on marked improvement of the Dowling-Meara type of EBS following treatment with tetracycline. Both these case report1 and the editorial2 in the same issue of the ARCHIVES point out that controlled studies are needed.