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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-47

Epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa: A report of two cases


1 Department of Dermatology, Goa Medical College Bambolim, Goa, India
2 Consultant Dermatologist, Gadag, Karnataka, India
3 Dermatology, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Sattur, Dharwad, India
4 Pathology, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Sattur, Dharwad, India

Correspondence Address:
Varadraj Vasant Pai
Department of Dermatology, Goa Medical College, Bambolim, Goa - 580 009
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.126030

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Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) pruriginosa is a very rare pattern of dystrophic EB caused by type VII collagen gene mutation, with distinctive clinico-pathological features. It is characterized by nodular prurigo-like lichenified lesions, nail dystrophy, and variable presence of albopapuloid lesions. We report two such cases.


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