Kindler syndrome: a focal adhesion genodermatosis.

@article{LaiCheong2009KindlerSA,
  title={Kindler syndrome: a focal adhesion genodermatosis.},
  author={Joey E. Lai-Cheong and Akio Tanaka and George Hawche and Peter Emanuel and Catherine H Maari and Mustafa Taşkesen and Sedat Akdeniz and L S Liu and J A McGrath},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={160 2},
  pages={233-42}
}
Kindler syndrome (OMIM 173650) is an autosomal recessive genodermatosis characterized by trauma-induced blistering, poikiloderma, skin atrophy, mucosal inflammation and varying degrees of photosensitivity. Although Kindler syndrome is classified as a subtype of epidermolysis bullosa, it has distinct clinicopathological and molecular abnormalities. The molecular pathology of Kindler syndrome involves loss-of-function mutations in a newly recognized actin cytoskeleton-associated protein, now… CONTINUE READING
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