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Skin and genetics 

Skin and genetics
Skin and genetics

Susan Burge

, Rubeta Matin

, and Dinny Wallis

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date: 03 December 2020

This chapter discusses the genetic basis of skin disease, including mosaicism and Blaschko's lines, and provides an introduction to the diagnosis and molecular basis of some of the common and important genodermatoses. Topics include epidermolysis bullosa, the ichthyoses, Darier disease, Hailey-Hailey disease, palmoplantar keratodermas, erythrokeratoderma, ectodermal dysplasias, and incontinentia pigmenti.

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