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Related to ectodermal: ectodermal dysplasia


Relating to the ectoderm.
Synonym(s): ectodermic
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Relating to the ectoderm.
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(ek'to-derm?) [Gr. ektos, outside, + derma, skin]
The outer layer of cells in an embryo.
Synonym: epiblast See: endoderm; mesodermectodermalectodermic (ek?to-derm'al) (ek?to-derm'ik), adjective
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The dental issues are often the biggest challenge for individuals living in the United States who are affected by ectodermal dysplasias, according to NFED Executive Director Mary Fete.
The ectodermal bulges become raised to form ridges.
Congenital contractures, ectodermal dysplasia, cleft lip/palate, and developmental impairment: A distinct syndrome.
junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB), EB simplex (EBS), ectodermal dysplasias, epidermolytic hyperkeratosis, ectrodactyly and dyskeratosis congenita etc.16,17 Skin biopsy cells from these patients are converted to iPSC via genetic reprogramming, genetic aberration are corrected by homologous recombination, these specific iPSC are then differentiated into specific cell type followed by transplantation into the affected patient as an autograft.
Alopecia in congenital hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia responding to treatment with a combination of topical minoxidil and tretinoin.
CONTINUED ON PAGES 20&21 It brought me into contact with one of the world's leading experts, Professor Angus Clarke from Cardiff's Institute for Medical Genetics, who's spent decades working on the most common form of the disease, X-Linked Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia.
Oral traits of ectodermal dysplasia (ED) may be expressed as anodontia or hypodontia with or without a cleft lip and palate.
Fete, "2008 International Conference on ectodermal dysplasias classification conference report," American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, vol.
Caption: Figure 4: Histologic sections at low power reveal ectodermal components of the skin, sebaceous glands (|), and smooth muscle ([??]) within the cyst wall.
TRPS is a rare skeletal disease associated with craniofacial, ectodermal, and skeletal findings.
Type I anomalies are purely ectodermal origin and contain squamous epithelium; this type of anomaly develops medial to the concha, often extending into the postauricular crease and ending in a cul-de-sac at the osseouscartilaginous junction of the external auditory canal.