A novel homozygous keratin 14 mutation in a patient with autosomal recessive epidermolysis bullosa simplex and squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.

@article{Baek2010ANH,
  title={A novel homozygous keratin 14 mutation in a patient with autosomal recessive epidermolysis bullosa simplex and squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.},
  author={J O Baek and H Y Lee and Sae Woong Oh and J S Lee and S C Kim and Jeffrey Roberts Lee and Ji Yeol Roh},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={162 4},
  pages={880-2}
}
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2009.09614.x Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) is a group of inherited skin disorders characterized by lysis of basal keratinocytes leading to the development of intraepidermal blisters from mild trauma. EBS is known to be an autosomal dominant disorder; however, a few recessive cases have been reported. In EBS, the risk of cutaneous malignancy is not higher than in the normal population. We present a patient who showed generalized blistering after minor trauma… CONTINUE READING