Epidermolysis bullosa (hands)
Rare chronic inherited skin disorder
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Bilateral contracture deformities with claw-hand appearance.
Distal phalangeal bone resorption with pointed ends.
Soft tissue webbing between the fingers.
Epidermolysis bullosa refers to a rare group of genetically determined conditions characterized by blistering of the skin. This can be limitted to the soles and palms or extensive whole body involvement.
It affects many separate organ systems.
Musculoskeletal manifestations in hands include: Hand contractures,webbed fingers and distal phalangeal resorption.
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