Anomalies of tooth formation in hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia.

  title={Anomalies of tooth formation in hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia.},
  author={Michala Oron Lexner and Allan Bardow and Jens Michael Hertz and Lis Almer Nielsen and Sven Kreiborg},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  volume={17 1},
OBJECTIVE The X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED) is the most common type of ectodermal dysplasia. The clinical identification of possible heterozygous females can be difficult because of the varying degrees of clinical signs caused by X-chromosome inactivation. This study is the first to elaborate on anomalies of tooth formation found in a group of hemizygous males and heterozygous females with known ED1 mutations. These tooth anomalies may be used as dental biomarkers for… CONTINUE READING
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