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Epidermolysis bullosa simplex
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 Q81.0
ICD-9 757.39
OMIM 131900 131760 131800 131960
DiseasesDB 4334
eMedicine derm/124
MeSH D016110

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) is a disorder resulting from mutations in the genes encoding keratin 5 or keratin 14.[1]:598

Blister formation of EBS is within the basal keratinocyte of the epidermis. Sometimes EBS is called epidermolytic.



Epidermolysis bullosa simplex may be divided into the following types[1]:598[2]:556:

See also


  1. ^ a b Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0071380760.
  2. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0721629210.

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