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Weber-Cockayne syndrome

Pronunciation: web'er kok'an

Definition: epidermolysis bullosa of the hands and feet; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the keratin 5 gene (KRT5) on chromosome 12q or keratin 14 gene (KRT14) on 17q.

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