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Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia - A Case Study

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Author(s): Geetha Varghese | Pradeesh Sathyan

Journal: Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Journal
ISSN 0976-1225

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 123;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Hypohidrosis | ectodermal dysplasia

ABSTRACT
Hereditary Ectodermal Dysplasia is an inherited disorder involving skin, teeth, hair and nails.Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia or Anhydrotic ectodermal dysplasia is the most common syndromeamong this large group of heriditory disorders. Hypohidrosis, hypotrichosis and hypodontia constitutethe main symptoms of the syndrome. The case study of a 17 year old boy, a vibrant youngster with nopositive family history is presented. The pattern of genetic inheritance is also discussed.
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