Revista chilena de pediatría
versión impresa ISSN 0370-4106
VARGAS D, Alex; PALOMER R, Leonor y PALISSON E, Francis. Oral manifestations in children with Epidermolysis Bullosa. Rev. chil. pediatr. [online]. 2005, vol.76, n.6, pp. 612-616. ISSN 0370-4106. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0370-41062005000600009.
Epidermolysis Bullosa constitutes a rare and heterogeneous group of diseases presenting with bullous changes in skin and mucous membranes of congenital origin. Maxillofacial involvement considers feeding, hygiene and dental treatment difficulties. The pediatrician, as the head of a multidisciplinary team that treats these affected children, must be aware of the importance of forwarding the patient to a dentist in order to start preventive measures and opportune treatment. This paper pretends to deeply review the general knowledge of oral manifestations of the EB, showing that early dental consultation is a priority
Palabras clave : Epidermolysis Bullosa; epidermis; skin; mouth; mucous.