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Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS)

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) is an umbrella term for all forms of EB, where blistering occurs within the uppermost layer of skin.

Important points in a nutshell

  • Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) is the general term for all forms of EB, where blistering takes place within the outer skin/epidermis.
  • EBS is caused by mutations in different genes.
  • "Simplex" is not synonymous with "simple".
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