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2021 May 06

World J Clin Cases



Misdiagnosed dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa: A case report.


Wang Z, Lin Y, Duan X-W, Hang H-Y, Zhang X, Li L-L
World J Clin Cases. 2021 May 06; 9(13):3090-3094.
PMID: 33969095.


Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa (DEB-Pr) is a rare subtype of DEB, characterized by recurrent pruritus of the extremities, pruritus papules, nodules, and mossy-like plaques. To date, fewer than 100 cases have been reported. We report a misdiagnosed 30-year-old man with sporadic late-onset DEB-Pr who responded well to tacrolimus treatment, thereby serving as a guide to correct diagnosis and treatment.