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ABOUT EB

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a group of inherited conditions characterised by fragility of the skin and internal linings of the body

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WHAT IS EB?

Learn about the four main types of EB and how it affects the structure of the skin

EB SIMPLEX

EB simplex (EBS) is the most common type of EB type consisting of three main subtypes

JUNCTIONAL EB

Junctional EB (JEB) is less common than EBS or DEB consisting of two main subtypes

DYSTROPHIC EB

Dystrophic EB (DEB) can be dominant or recessive with two major subtypes

KINDLER EB

Kindler EB (KEB) is the rarest form of inherited EB and does not have any subtypes

GENETICS OF EB

What causes EB and how do you get it? Learn about inheritance patterns in EB

DIAGNOSING EB

Find out about the two main methods used in the laboratory to diagnose EB

FAQ

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