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Gulf war leaves legacy of cancer

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 28 August 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:535

In this news story (14 August, p 401) we published a picture of a “boy with unknown skin disease thought to be linked with use of depleted uranium.” This caption was incorrect. We received several electronic responses ( pointing out that this disease is dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.