Kindler syndrome
This is often considered to be a ‘mixed’ form because blisters can form at any level. The mutation is in the kindlin-1 gene and the condition is inherited in a recessive manner. Photosensitivity is a particular feature and may persist even when the blistering improves with age. There may be an increase in the risk of skin cancer.
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