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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 79  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 235-237

Epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa: A rare presentation with asymptomatic lesions

Sangita Ghosh1, Soumik Chaudhuri2, Vijay Kumar Jain1 
1 Department of Skin and V.D., PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India
2 Department of Medicine, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India

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Sangita Ghosh
42\136, New Ballygunge Road, Kolkata - 39
India

Epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa (EBP) is a subtype of dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DDEB) and is clinically characterized by pruritic lichenified plaques or prurigo-like lesions with violaceous linear scarring. Pruritus has always been described as one of the most striking features in EBP. Mutations in COL7A gene, especially in the glycine residue, have been shown to cause this form of DDEB. In this report, we describe a north Indian familial clustering of three cases of EBP, spread across two generations, presenting with hypertrophic lichenoid cutaneous lesions, which were completely asymptomatic. Clinical and histopathological analysis favored the diagnosis of EBP in all three cases. They are being reported for their unusual asymptomatic presentation.


How to cite this article:
Ghosh S, Chaudhuri S, Jain VK. Epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa: A rare presentation with asymptomatic lesions.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2013;79:235-237


How to cite this URL:
Ghosh S, Chaudhuri S, Jain VK. Epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa: A rare presentation with asymptomatic lesions. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2013 [cited 2019 Dec 16 ];79:235-237
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