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Epidermolysis bullosa simplex

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Specialty  medical genetics
ICD-9-CM  757.39
eMedicine  derm/124
ICD-10  Q81.0
DiseasesDB  4334
Epidermolysis bullosa simplex
OMIM  131900 131760 131800 131960

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) is a disorder resulting from mutations in the genes encoding keratin 5 or keratin 14.

Blister formation of EBS occurs at the dermoepidermal junction. Sometimes EBS is called epidermolytic.

Classification

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex may be divided into multiple types:

References

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex Wikipedia


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