epidermolysis bullosa

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a group of inherited connective tissue diseases that cause blisters in the skin and mucosal membranes, with an incidence of 20 per million newborns in the United States.It is a result of a defect in anchoring between the epidermis and dermis, resulting in friction and skin fragility. Its severity ranges from mild to lethal. [ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ontology/webulous#OPPL_pattern ]

Synonyms: acantholysis bullosa

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