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Interactive Case Study - January 2014

Diffuse dry, scaly skin with occasional blisters

Christina Wong, MSIV; Melissa Piliang, MD

Question 1:

Clinical history: A 28-year-old woman presented with dry scaly skin on the neck, axillae, back, groin, knees, ankles and feet. She occasionally develops blisters and reports a history of blisters shortly after birth.

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Which is the best diagnosis?