- Inherited mechanical fragility of the skin and epithelial tissues.
- Presents as recurrent erosions, blisters, and scars.
- Risk of extracutaneous complications, resulting from recurrent blistering or scarring of tissues.
- Risk of infant or premature death among some epidermolysis bullosa subtypes.
- High risk of death from metastatic squamous cell carcinoma during adulthood in some epidermolysis bullosa subtypes.
Last updated: Sep 21, 2012