Pediatric Dermatology – Friday Pop Quiz 2/1

congenital absence of skin

You are called to the neonatal intensive care unit for evaluation of a newborn with congenital absence of skin on the lower extremities as illustrated in the figure. The most likely associated defect is:

A.) Collagen IV
B.) Collagen VII
C.) BPAG1
D.) BPAG2
E.) Alpha-6-beta-4-integrin

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