Study of the Nutritional, Metabolic, and Body Composition Profile in Children and Adolescents With Epidermolysis Bullosa

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National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Epidermolysis Bullosa

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other
NIH

Identifiers

NCT00004791
199/11912
BCM-H3246

Details and patient eligibility

About

OBJECTIVES: I. Characterize the nutritional and metabolic profile of children and adolescents with epidermolysis bullosa. II. Determine patterns of body composition in these patients. III. Determine the energy requirements of these patients by measuring resting energy expenditure. IV. Assess protein nutrition by measuring lean body mass.

Full description

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Data collected from a 5-day food diary are analyzed for protein, nutrient, and calorie intake. Nutritional, metabolic, and body composition are evaluated by indirect calorimetry, total body electrical conductivity, total body potassium, and lean body mass.

Sex

All

Ages

Under 18 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA:

  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Patient age: 2 months to 18 years

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