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Gentamicin Restores Wound Healing in Hereditary Epidermolysis Bullosa

Key clinical point: Topical gentamicin heals lesions of inherited Herlitz junctional epidermolysis bullosa (H-JEB), validating in vitro activity.

Major finding: Lesion healing correlates with increased production of laminin 332, the key underlying defect of H-JEB.

Data Source: Pilot study.

Disclosures: Mr. Kwong reports no potential conflicts of interest.


Kwong A. SID 2019;S102, Abstract 594. 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology.