ABOUT EB

EB is a group of rare genetic disorders characterised by fragility of the skin and mucous membranes, and mechanically induced blistering. EB comprises four main types - EB simplex (EBS), junctional EB (JEB), dystrophic EB (DEB), and Kindler EB (KEB), with more than 30 subtypes. EB is clinically heterogeneous including a broad spectrum of severity.

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EB TYPES

Find out about the four main types of EB, their subtypes, and their characteristics

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GENETICS OF EB

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

DIAGNOSING EB

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

FAQ

Still have questions about EB? Search our FAQ page for the answer or to submit a new question

 

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