Congenital epidermolysis bullosa in a female child with one affected sibiling: a rare case report

Swathi D., Ramesh Kumar Reddy P and Krishna Reddy T

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a rare group of hereditary disorders, which are characterized by blistering of the skin and mucosa due to little or no apparent trauma. The severity can range from mild, localized skin blisters to generalized, systemic life-threatening disease and the treatment is mainly supportive. We reporting a case of congenital EB in a 5months female child born to a gravid five mother by normal delivery, the child was with blisters on both upper and lower limbs since birth. There was history of second degree consanguinity and history of bullous lesions in previous child and the child was expired on 5th day because of respiratory infection. Based on the clinical features of the child we diagnosed it as a dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.

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