Severe generalized recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (Hallopeau-Siemen's) - a case report

Iffat Hassan, Mohammad Abid Keen
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Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa is a rare heterogenous group of genetic disorders that is clinically characterized by increased skin fragility, blister formation, followed by scarring of skin and mucus membranes, either spontaneously or after induction of minor trauma. It can either be inherited as an autosomal recessive or autosomal dominant form. We herein report a case of severe generalized recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa in a 6 year old ethnic Kashmiri girl.


Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa; genetic disorder

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