Rare disease causes California baby’s skin to blister, tear by touch

December 19, 2014 6:51 PM

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Rare disease causes California baby’s skin to blister, tear by touch

Not being able to hold one’s newborn is a tragic thought for any parent to imagine, but that’s the reality for one California couple whose child has a rare, painful skin disease, KCRA reported.

Kirsti and Jason Kinkle’s daughter, Kiira, was born with a recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosis, a genetic skin disease that causes the skin to blister and tear from rubbing, friction, scratching or adhesive tape.

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