Medical Edge: Butterfly children - Cincinnati Children's Blog

Medical Edge: Butterfly children

Cincinnati Children’s patient Brody Curtis has epidermolysis bullosa (EB), which makes his skin fragile like a butterfly’s wings. Brody’s mother, Heather Curtis, posted a video of Brody taking a bath to gain awareness for how difficult it is to live with EB, and the video went viral.

Anne Lucky, MD, one of few specialists in the country treating EB, discusses the hope for new trials.

To view the full story, go to For more information on EB, please visit Cincinnati Children’s Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) Center.

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