Orphanet: Lethal acantholytic epidermolysis bullosa

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Lethal acantholytic epidermolysis bullosa

Disease definition

Lethal acantholytic epidermolysis bullosa is a suprabasal subtype of epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS, see this term) characterized by generalized oozing erosions, usually in the absence of blisters.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • LAEB
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q81.0
  • OMIM: 609638
  • UMLS: C1864826
  • MeSH: C535493
  • GARD: 9910
  • MedDRA: -

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