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"Epidermolysis bullosa"




  1. photo Study: Human genes evolve naturally to protect against inherited diseasesStudy: Human genes evolve naturally to protect against inherited diseasesNews
    a total of 589,306 people. From this, they identified people with one of eight Mendelian conditions: cystic fibrosis, Smith–Lemli–Opitz syndrome, familial dysautonomia, epidermolysis bullosaRead more

Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica

Disease

Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica or Dystrophic EB (DEB) is an inherited disease affecting the skin and other organs. "Butterfly children" is the term given to those born with the disease, as their skin is seen to be as delicate and fragile as that of a butterfly.DEB is caused by genetic defects (or mutations) within the human COL7A1 gene encoding the protein type VII collagen (collagen VII)....More