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Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita (Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa) Summary

Description: Form of epidermolysis bullosa characterized by trauma-induced, subepidermal blistering with no family history of the disease. Direct immunofluorescence shows IMMUNOGLOBULIN G deposited at the dermo-epidermal junction.

Also Known As: Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa; Acquired Form of Epidermolysis Bullosa; Epidermolysis Bullosa, Acquired

Networked: 372 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 23 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 3 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 1
  2. Collagen Type VII : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 111 results : IBA
  3. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 2 outcomes in 14 results : FDA 20 Generic
  4. Autoantibodies : 1 outcome 6 studies in 106 results : IBA
  5. Antibodies : 1 outcome 3 studies in 43 results : IBA
  6. Colchicine : 1 outcome in 6 results : FDA 13 Generic
  7. Vitamin E : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 13 Generic
  8. Monoclonal Antibodies : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  9. Minocycline (Cyclops) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 25 Generic
  10. Gb3 antigen : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita

  1. Vesiculobullous Skin Diseases (Subcorneal Pustular Dermatosis)
  2. Lichen Planus (Lichen Ruber Planus)
  3. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema)
  4. Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  5. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
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Key Therapies for Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita

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  1. Photopheresis : 2 outcomes in 4 results
  2. Lasers (Laser) : 4 results
  3. Tracheostomy : 2 results
  4. Plasma Exchange : 2 results
  5. Immunomodulation : 1 result
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