Expression of X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia in six males and in their mothers.

@article{Sderholm1985ExpressionOX,
  title={Expression of X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia in six males and in their mothers.},
  author={A. L. S{\"o}derholm and Ilkka I Kaitila},
  journal={Clinical genetics},
  year={1985},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={136-44}
}
Six male patients with confirmed X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia and their mothers were studied to determine the variation of expressivity in patients and heterozygotes, major problems of the patients, and to find a clue to pathogenesis. The number of teeth, conic in shape, in patients varied from none to 14. In addition to hypohidrosis and hypotrichosis, dry skin, reduced salivation, hoarseness and hypoplasia of the nipples were common signs. Five patients had frequent respiratory… CONTINUE READING
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