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Image Number 457 (Epidermolysis bullosa)


Diagnosis: Epidermolysis bullosa

Site: Foot,sole

Sex: M

Age: 5

Type: Clinical

Description: Erosions scaring and loss of digits

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica is a severe scaring disease inherited as an autosomal recessive.The skin fragility and blistering give rise to syndactyly and loss of digits.Oral and oesophageal structures can also be involved.

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