EEC syndrome


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EEC syndrome

an autosomal-dominant syndrome involving both ectodermal and mesodermal tissues, with ectodermal dysplasia associated with hypopigmentation of skin and hair, scanty hair and eyebrows, absence of lashes, nail dystrophy, small or missing teeth, missing digits, and cleft lip and palate. Also called ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-clefting syndrome.
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People with the EEC syndrome have the characteristics of HED: sparse blonde hair, absence of most teeth, and inability to sweat normally in response to heat (Figure Three).
Key words: EEC syndrome, VSD, ectrodactyly, ectodermal-dysplasia, clefting
The present case involves an infant with isolated EEC syndrome and a concurrent ventricular septal defect, an uncommon association.
Propping and Zerres [1993] reported a family with close resemblance to the LADD and EEC syndromes and related disorders.