What is an Ectodermal Dysplasia?

March 12 23:30 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there are multiple problems. There are problems which are linked with the ectodermal structures. There are more than 100 different syndromes. There are different reasons for these syndromes but the symptoms are quite the same.

The clinical observation helps in the diagnosis along with the family medical history. It helps to know about the mode of transmission. There are more than 5000 people in the world who are suffering from this disorder. They occur in single family units. They are very common in Caucasians and mainly involve the fair ones. It is also known as condition which can be transferred in which there are problems in ectodermal structures like hair, nails, teeth, sweat glands and digits. It can also involve other parts of the body also. It can also involve the face as well as brain.

What are the signs and symptoms of ectodermal dysplasia ?
It includes the problems in ectodermal structures like hair, nails, teeth, sweat glands and digits. It can also involve other parts of the body also. In the later stages, face as well as brain is also involved.

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