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Köbner's syndrome

Synonyms

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex Koebner type

Related people

The generalized type of epidermolysis bullosa syndrome.

Description

The generalized type of epidermolysis bullosa syndrome. Onset in early infancy. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

The clinical picture was first described in 1882 by Alfred Goldscheider (1858-1935). It was Koebner who, in 1886, coined ther term «Epidermolysis bullosa».

Bibliography

  • A. Goldscheider:
    Hereditäre Neigung zur Blasenbildung.
    Monatshefte für praktische Dermatologie, Hamburg, 1882, 1: 163-174.
  • H. Köbner:
    Hereditäre Anlage zur Blasenbildung (Epidermolysis bullosa hereditaria).
    Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1886, 12: 21.

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