The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 17, Issue 10, pp 875–880 | Cite as

The management of esophageal complications of epidermolysis bullosa

  • Bernard M. Schuman
  • Eduardo Arciniegas


Two cases of esophageal obstruction occurring with epidermolysis bullosa of the dystrophic type are presented. The mode of definitive therapy, retrograde dilation in one and colonic transplant in the other, was determined by considerations of pathology, age and nutritional state.


Public Health Nutritional State Epidermolysis Bullosa Definitive Therapy Esophageal Obstruction 
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© Hoeber Medical Division • Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard M. Schuman
    • 1
  • Eduardo Arciniegas
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Divisions of Gastroenterology and Thoracic SurgeryHenry Ford HospitalDetroit

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