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January 1970

Epidermolysis Bullosa and Congenital Localized Absence of Skin

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Arch Dermatol. 1970;101(1):78-81. doi:10.1001/archderm.1970.04000010080014

A child with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and congenital localized absence of skin (CLAS) is presented. CLAS, a rare disease not ordinarily associated with blistering of skin and mucous membranes, may represent an unusual manifestation of EB.