Hailey-Hailey disease
(= familial chronic benign pemphigus)
A blistering disease of the skin apparently due to a defect in epidermal cell junctions, even though apparently normal desmosomes and adherens junctions can be assembled. Transmitted as an autosomal dominant.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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