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Epidermolysis bullosa simplex, generalized

Other Names for this Disease
  • EBS, generalized
  • EBS-K
  • Epidermolysis bullosa simplex, generalized non-Dowling-Meara
  • Epidermolysis bullosa simplex, Koebner type
  • Generalized EBS
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  • My infant nephew has been diagnosed with epidermolysis bullosa simplex, Koebner type. We were told that this is a genetic condition, even though no other members of our family are affected. We live in Spain and have not received much information. How is epidermolysis bullosa inherited? Can it be treated? How can we learn about research that may be occurring throughout the world? Click here for answer