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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About 100 cases of Kindler syndrome have been reported in literature so far some from Arab World as well.
We report a young female pre-menopausal patient of Kindler syndrome, who developed breast cancer.
EB has been categorized as encompassing five major types (Simplex, Junctional, Dystrophic, Kindler Syndrome, Aquisita) and 31 subtypes, therefore it is commonly referred to as a group of disorders.
13) Bifid fourth rib was reported in a case of Kindler syndrome, a rare genodermatosis characterized by acral bullae and photosensitivity.
1) Interestingly, one rare condition that often mimics dyskeratosis congenita, and that needs to be distinguished from it, is Kindler Syndrome (KS).
Induction of senescence pathways in Kindler syndrome primary keratinocytes.
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.
BELFAST -- Identification of the gene mutation responsible for the blistering, mottling, and periodontitis of Kindler syndrome should allow affected patients to take preventive measures such as sun protection and regular dental care beginning early in life to minimize the severity of the condition later on, Dr.
17 They can also be observed together with Gorlin-Goltz (basal cell nevus) syndrome, Kindler syndrome, and Job's syndrome.
There are four major type of inherited epidermolysis bullosa: EB simplex (EBS), junctional EB (JEB), dystrophic EB (DEB) and Kindler syndrome.
Yasukawa K, Sato-Matsumura KC, McMillan J et al: Exclusion of COL7A1 mutation in Kindler syndrome.