epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica
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ep·i·der·mol·y·sis bul·lo·'sa dys·tro·ph'i·ca[MIM*131705]
a form of epidermolysis bullosa in which scarring develops after separation of the entire epidermis with blistering; it is inherited as an autosomal dominant (appearing in infancy or childhood) or recessive (present at birth or appearing in early infancy) trait, the latter including lethal and nonlethal types; both dominant and recessive forms are caused by mutation in the gene for type VII collagen (COL7A1) on chromosome 3p.
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ep·i·der·mol·y·sis bul·lo·sa dys·tro·phi·ca(epi-dĕr-moli-sis bu-lōsă dis-trōfi-kă) [MIM*131705]
Form in which scarring develops after separation of the entire epidermis with blistering.
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