Kindler syndrome


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Kindler syndrome

congenital poikiloderma with bullae and progressive cutaneous atrophy.
[Theresa Kindler, British dermatologist]
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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 a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder manifesting as generalized dermatoses, described in 1954 by Theresa Kindler.
About 100 cases of Kindler syndrome have been reported in literature so far some from Arab World as well.
"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.
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Unusual molecular findings in Kindler syndrome. Br J Dermatol 2007 Dec; 157(6):1252-1256.
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.