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Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

Disease definition

Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) is a subepidermal bullous dermatosis of autoimmune origin that was named as a result of its resemblance to hereditary forms of epidermolysis bullosa (HEB), most notably dystrophic HEB.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Acquired epidermolysis bullosa
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: L12.3
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0079293
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 6360
  • MedDRA: 10056508

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