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What is Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia?

What is Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia?

  • Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: An inherited disorder involving the developmental abnormalities during the fetal stage that can affect the skin, hair, nails, teeth and sweat glands. This form of ectodermal dysplasia is characterized by a reduced ability to sweat due to a lack of sweat glands or dysfunction of present sweat glands.

Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: Introduction

Types of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia:

Broader types of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia:

How many people get Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia?

Prevalance of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: estimated more than 1 per 17,000 people are affected by hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia worldwide, Genetics Home Reference website

What causes Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia?

Causes of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: see causes of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

What are the symptoms of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia?

Symptoms of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: see symptoms of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

Can anyone else get Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia?

More information: see contagiousness of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia.
Treatments for Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: see treatments for Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia
Research for Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: see research for Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

Name and Aliases of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

Main name of condition: Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

Other names or spellings for Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia:

HED

 

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