Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa is an inherited skin disorder identified in a closely related family of Basset hounds. Affected dogs typically present at birth with disseminate skin lesions resembling erosions or blisters. These lesions are present on the paw pads, ears, and muzzle. The skin around the toenails may be affected causing them to slough. Lesions may also develop in the mucosa of the mouth, tongue, and esophagus. Affected dogs typically die or are humanely euthanized within days of birth.