hereditary ectodermal dysplasia


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Related to hereditary ectodermal dysplasia: epidermal dysplasia

hereditary ectodermal dysplasia

A form of anhidrotic dysplasia marked by few or absent sweat glands and hair follicles, smooth shiny skin, abnormal or absent teeth, nail deformities, cataracts or corneal alterations, absence of mammary glands, a concave face, prominent eyebrows, conjunctivitis, deficient hair growth, and mental retardation.
See also: dysplasia
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