In Rare Case, DEB Linked to Newborn’s Toe Deformities

In Rare Case, DEB Linked to Newborn’s Toe Deformities

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In Rare Case, DEB Linked to Newborn’s Toe Deformities

Dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB) may lead to congenital deformities such as disproportionately short great (big) toes, according to a case report. In this rare case, the newborn also lacked skin in the lower part of both legs (a more common symptom of DEB), and with appropriate treatment his wounds healed well in the following months. While the underlying causes of the congenital toe deformities remain unclear, this case highlights the importance of having a multidisciplinary…

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