BULLOUS DERMOLYSIS OF THE NEWBORN
By Gary M. White, MD
Bullous dermolysis of the newborn is a rare subtype of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, formerly called transient bullous dermolysis of the newborn.
- The presence of intracytoplasmic inclusions on immunoflourescent mapping or stellate bodies on transmission electron microscopy is characteristic [PD 2017;34;308].
Patients characteristically have neonatal blisters that improve or completely resolve within the first year of life.
It is not the intention of RegionalDerm.com to provide specific medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. RegionalDerm.com only intends to provide users with information regarding various medical conditions for educational purposes and will not provide specific medical advice. Information on RegionalDerm.com is not intended as a substitute for seeking medical treatment and you should always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare provider for diagnosis and for answers to your individual questions. Information contained on RegionalDerm.com should never cause you to disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment. If you live in the United States and believe you are having a medical emergency call 911 immediately.