Self-improving dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

What is Self-improving dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa?

Transient bullous dermolysis of the newborn is a rare subtype of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB, see this term) characterized by generalized blistering at birth that usually regresses within the first 6 to 24 months of life.

Other condition names

  • DEB, bullous dermolysis of the newborn

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant, Autosomal recessive


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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