hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia

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Related to hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia: anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia

hi·drot·ic ec·to·der·mal dys·pla·si·a

congenital dystrophy of the nails and hair with thickened nails and sparse or absent scalp hair; often associated with keratoderma of the palms and soles; teeth and sweat gland function are normal; autosomal dominant inheritance.


H.R., Canadian pediatrician, 1889-1950.
Clouston syndrome - autosomal dominant trait resulting in congenital dystrophy of hair and nails. Synonym(s): hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia