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Low-level laser therapy for the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa: A case report

Authors
  • Minicucci, Eliana Maria
  • Barraviera, Silvia Regina Catharino Sart...
  • Miot, Hélio Amante
  • Almeida-Lopes, Luciana
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2010
Source
Repositório Institucional UNESP
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English
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Abstract

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a rare group of diseases characterized by skin fragility. There is no specific treatment, short of protection from trauma, currently available for these patients. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) was effective as an analgesic and in accelerating cutaneous wound healing after six sessions of therapy in a child with dystrophic EB with cutaneous scarring and blisters on the limbs and trunk.

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