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Ectodermal Dysplasias

Abstract

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Synonyms of Ectodermal Dysplasias

  • Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia

Disorder Subdivisions

  • Anhidrotic X-Linked Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Anodontia
  • Book Syndrome
  • Chaund's Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Chondroectodermal Dysplasias
  • Christ-Siemans-Touraine Syndrome
  • Cloustons Syndrome
  • Curly Hair-Ankyloblephanon-Nail Dysplasia
  • Dentooculocutaneous Syndrome
  • Ectrodactyly Ectodermal Dysplasias Clefting Syndrome
  • Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome
  • Facial Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Freire-Maia Syndrome
  • Gorlin's Syndrome
  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasias, Autorecessive
  • Hypoplastic Enamel-Onycholysis-Hypohidrosis
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti
  • Marshall's Ectodermal Dysplasias With Ocular nad Hearing Defects
  • Monilethrix
  • Naegeli Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Nail Dystrophy-Deafness Syndrome
  • Oculodentodigital Syndrome
  • Odontotrichomelic Syndrome
  • Onychotrichodysplasia with Neutropenia
  • Oral-Facial-Digital Syndrome (Type I)
  • Otodental Dysplasia
  • Pachyonychia Congenita
  • Palmoplantar Hyperkeratosis and Alopecia
  • Rapp-Hodgkin Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Robertson's Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Rosselli-Gulienatti Syndrome
  • Schopf-Schultz-Passarge Syndrome
  • Stevanovic's Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Tooth and Nail Syndrome
  • Trichodento Osseous Syndrome
  • Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome
  • Triphalangeal Thumbs-Hypoplastic Distal Phalanges-Onychodystrophy
  • Witkop Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Xeroderma, Talipes, and Enamel Defect

General Discussion

The Ectodermal Dysplasias are a group of hereditary, non-progressive syndromes in which the affected tissue derives primarily from the ectodermal germ layer. The skin, its derivatives, and some other organs are involved. A predisposition to respiratory infections, due to a somewhat depressed immune system and to defective mucous glands in parts of the respiratory tract, is the most life threatening characteristic of this group of disorders.

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