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May 1988

Nutritional Management in the Child With Epidermolysis Bullosa

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Clinical Nutrition and Pediatric Dermatology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1988;124(5):760-761. doi:10.1001/archderm.1988.01670050104032

• Children with dystrophic forms of epidermolysis bullosa and oropharyngeal lesions often evidence the features of chronic malnutrition. Nutritional assessment plays a key role in the long-term management of these patients.

(Arch Dermatol 1988;124:760-761)