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Facial ectodermal dysplasia

Facial ectodermal dysplasia: Introduction

Facial ectodermal dysplasia: A very rare inherited disorder characterized by hair, teeth, nail and skin abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is variable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Facial ectodermal dysplasia is available below.

Symptoms of Facial ectodermal dysplasia

  • Scar-like circular depressions on temples
  • Puffy skin around eyes
  • Wrinkled skin around eyes
  • Eyelash abnormalities
  • Eyebrow abnormalities
  • more symptoms...»

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Facial ectodermal dysplasia: Complications

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Causes of Facial ectodermal dysplasia

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Definitions of Facial ectodermal dysplasia:

Facial ectodermal dysplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Facial ectodermal dysplasia, or a subtype of Facial ectodermal dysplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Facial ectodermal dysplasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Facial ectodermal dysplasia: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
 

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