Ectodermal Dysplasia: A Genetic Review

  title={Ectodermal Dysplasia: A Genetic Review},
  author={S. V. Deshmukh and Sankar Prashanth},
  booktitle={International journal of clinical pediatric dentistry},
Ectodermal dysplasia is a rare hereditary disorder with a characteristic physiognomy. It is a genetic disorder affecting the development or function of the teeth, hair, nails and sweat glands. Depending on the particular syndrome ectodermal dysplasia can also affect the skin, the lens or retina of the eye, parts of the inner ear, the development of fingers and toes, the nerves and other parts of the body. Each syndrome usually involves a different combination of symptoms, which can range from… CONTINUE READING


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