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Bullous dermatoses

  • Julian Verbov
  • Neil Morley

Abstract

The mechano-bullous diseases are a group of inherited non-inflammatory disorders in which blisters and erosions occur with mechanical, often minor, trauma. They were previously grouped together under the term epidermolysis bullosa. However, as a result of ultra-structural studies it is clear that in the scarring, so-called dystrophic forms, pathology occurs beneath the basement membrane so that these scarring conditions are now commonly referred to as dermolytic bullous dermatosis.

Keywords

Epidermolysis Bullosa Oral Candidiasis Dermatitis HERPETIFORMIS Autosomal Recessive Form Basement Membrane Zone 
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Copyright information

© Julian Verbov and Neil Morley 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julian Verbov
    • 1
  • Neil Morley
    • 2
  1. 1.Royal Liverpool Children’s HospitalEngland
  2. 2.Royal Hospital for Sick ChildrenGlasgowScotland

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