Epidermolysis Bullosa Dystrophica


MSH: Form of epidermolysis bullosa characterized by atrophy of blistered areas, severe scarring, and nail changes. It is most often present at birth or in early infancy and occurs in both autosomal dominant and recessive forms. All forms of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa result from mutations in COLLAGEN TYPE VII, a major component fibrils of BASEMENT MEMBRANE and EPIDERMIS.,NCI: A genetic skin disorder caused by mutations in the type VII collagen gene (COL7A1). It is characterized by the formation of blisters and scarring in the skin and mucous membranes.

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