Archives of Dermatological Research

, Volume 277, Issue 5, pp 404–405 | Cite as

Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa treated unsuccessfully with oral zinc

  • Kaare Weismann
Letter to the Editor


Public Health Zinc Epidermolysis Bullosa Oral Zinc Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaare Weismann
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  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and VenerologyBispebjerg HospitalCopenhagen NVDenmark

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