Kindler syndrome


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Kindler syndrome

congenital poikiloderma with bullae and progressive cutaneous atrophy.
[Theresa Kindler, British dermatologist]

Kindler,

Theresa, Austrian-born dermatologist, 1890-1975.
Kindler syndrome - rare disorder featuring acral blistering at birth or shortly after, followed by progressive poikiloderma and photosensitivity, which may improve with age.
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Kindler syndrome (KS) is an autosomal recessive skin disorder characterized by traumatic acral blister formation in infancy and early childhood, progressive poikiloderma, cutaneous atrophy and increased photosensitivity.
Kindler syndrome in native Americans from Panama: report of 26 cases.
D'Souza MA, Kimble RM, McMillan JR: Kindler syndrome pathogenesis and fermitin family homologue 1 (kindlin-1) function.
Has C, Burger B, Volz A, Kohlhase J, Bruckner-Tuderman L, Itin P Mild clinical phenotype of Kindler syndrome associated with late diagnosis and skin cancer.
There are four major type of inherited epidermolysis bullosa: EB simplex (EBS), junctional EB (JEB), dystrophic EB (DEB) and Kindler syndrome.
Key Words: Bullous diseases, epidermolysis bullosa, kindler syndrome
Yasukawa K, Sato-Matsumura KC, McMillan J et al: Exclusion of COL7A1 mutation in Kindler syndrome.
Hayashi S, Shimoya K, Itami S et al: Pregnancy and delivery with Kindler syndrome.
Wiebe CB, Larjava HS: Abnormal deposition of type VII collagen in Kindler syndrome.