Albopapuloid dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

An autosomal recessive inherited skin disorder caused by mutations in the genes encoding keratins 5 and 14, collagen VII or laminin 5. It is characterized by skin fragility and the formation of blisters. The blisters may become large and ulcerated, resulting in skin infections and loss of body fluids.

Disease Alternative Name

epidermolysis bullosa

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