Epidermolysis bullosa

Epidermolysis bullosa refers to a rare group of genetically determined conditions characterized by blistering of the skin. This can be limited to the soles and palms or extensive whole body involvement.

Radiographic features

Gastrointestinal manifestations:

  • limited to the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract, and predominantly the esophagus with the formation of submucosal bullae acutely and chronically esophageal webs

Urogenital manifestations :

  • scarring of the penis glans or the vaginal vestibule with associated urethral strictures can lead to urinary outflow tract obstruct and consequent hydroureter and hydronephrosis

Musculoskeletal manifestations :

  • blistering and scarring may also cause fusion of fingers and toes
  • contractures involving multiple joints
  • muscular dystrophy
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