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Epidermolysis bullosa: Novel wound treatment on the horizon

Presented By
Prof. Dedee F. Murrell, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Australia

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Conference
EADV 2020
Trial
Phase 3
Oleogel-S10 has shown great promise as a topical treatment for epidermolysis bullosa. In a multicentre, phase 3 study, complete wound closure was reached by 41.3% of wounds treated with Oleogel-S10 versus 28.9% of those treated with a control gel. “Epidermolysis bullosa [EB] is a chronic genetic skin fragility disorder characterised by the presence of recurring healing and breaking down of wounds as well as chronic wounds,” Prof. Dedee F. Murrell (St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Australia) told the audience [1]. A specific treatment for EB has been lacking, and the standard of care until now comprised non-adhesive bandages and topical treatments (i.e. anti-microbials, corticosteroids). The agent that is expected to address this need for a specific treatment is Oleogel-S10. Oleogel-S10 is derived from the bark of the birch tree. It consists of 10% dry extract from this bark with 90% of pure sunflower oil and can be applied directly...


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