Other Names for this Disease
- Bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma
- Bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma of Brock
- Bullous erythroderma ichthyosiformis congenita of Brocq
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KRT1 or KRT10 genes. It has an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance.Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis is a genetic skin disorder. It is characterized by widespread blistering and skin that is reddened, dry, thickened, and scaly (ichthyotic erythroderma). It is caused by mutations in the
Last updated: 11/30/2011
- KRT1. Genetics Home Reference. http://www.ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene=krt1. Accessed 4/28/2010.
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