Epidermolysis Bullosa Evaluation
The evaluation of epidermolysis bullosa starts with a history and physical examination. The diagnosis is suggested during physical examination.
Physical findings in someone with epidermolysis bullosa may include:
- Peeling skin
The diagnosis is confirmed with a skin biopsy.
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