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Poikiloderma of Kindler

Poikiloderma of Kindler: Introduction

Poikiloderma of Kindler: A rare disorder characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily even after a mild trauma as well as photosensitivity and striated skin pigmentation (diffuse poikiloderma striate. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Poikiloderma of Kindler is available below.

Symptoms of Poikiloderma of Kindler

Treatments for Poikiloderma of Kindler

  • Blisters need to be protected from secondary infection - appropriate wound care, moisturizer and topical and systemic antibiotics as needed. Avoid trauma (even minor trauma) to minimize development of blisters. Genetic counseling is also recommended.
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Poikiloderma of Kindler: Complications

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Causes of Poikiloderma of Kindler

  • The genetic condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner
  • The genetic condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner
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Definitions of Poikiloderma of Kindler:

Poikiloderma of Kindler is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Poikiloderma of Kindler, or a subtype of Poikiloderma of Kindler, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Poikiloderma of Kindler as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Poikiloderma of Kindler

  1. Poikiloderma of Kindler: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications

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