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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 217--219

Effect of phenytoin sodium in reducing blistering of epidermolysis bullosa report of four cases

Department of Paediatrics, IMCH, Calicut-673 008, India

Correspondence Address:
C K Sasidharan
Department of Paediatrics, IMCH, Calicut-673 008
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PMID: 17656941

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To evaluate the effect of phenytoin in reducing of patients with epidermolysis bullosa four newborn babies were studied after thorough clinical evaluation including detailed history and relevant investigations. All of them were put on oral phenytoin sodium, in the usual antiepileptic dose and were followed up. All of the babies had significant reduction in the number of lesions.

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