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.
Niels K. Veien, Sanne K. Buus. Treatment of Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex (EBS) With Tetracycline. Arch Dermatol. 2000;136(3):424–425. doi: