Localized dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, pretibial form

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Synonyms: DEB-Pt | Localized DEB, pretibial form

A form of localized dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa characterized by the development of blisters erosions and lichenoid lesions predominantly in the anterior lower legs (pretibial areas and feet) the hands and nails. Individual lesions which tend to be papular or plaque-like are often violaceous. Pruritus is possible. Healing of blisters is associated with hypertrophic scarring and milia formation. Dystrophy of both fingernails and toenails is characteristic.

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