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Localized Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex (Weber-Cockayne)
Shou-Jung Wan, Yeong-Hsin Lin, Jen-Hong Yang, Han-Nan Liu
Dermatol Sinica 8: 143-150, 1990

A 19-year-old man has suffered from recurrent blisters over acral parts of four limbs since early childhood. These bullae usually occurred after minor trauma and healed without scarring. There is no abnormality in nails, teeth or hair. Patient's mother and the elder of his two younger sisters have similar symptoms and signs. Based on the clinical manifestations, family history, histopathological fingings, immunofluorescent study and electron microscopic examination, localized epi-dermolysis bullosa simplex(Weber-Cockayne) is diagnosed.

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