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Ectodermal Dysplasia

definition

A group of hereditary disorders involving tissues and structures derived from the embryonic ectoderm. They are characterized by the presence of abnormalities at birth and involvement of both the epidermis and skin appendages. They are generally nonprogressive and diffuse. Various forms exist, including anhidrotic and hidrotic dysplasias, FOCAL DERMAL HYPOPLASIA, and aplasia cutis congenita.

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Ectodermal Dysplasia

UMLS

Congenital ectodermal defect, Congenital Ectodermal Defects, Congenital ectodermal dysplasia, Defect, Congenital Ectodermal, Defect, ectodermal, congenital, Defects, Congenital Ectodermal, Dysplasia, ectodermal, Dysplasia, ectodermal congenital, Dysplasias, Ectodermal, Ectodermal Defect, Congenital, Ectodermal Defects, Congenital, Ectodermal Dysplasia, Ectodermal dysplasia, congenital, Ectodermal dysplasia, NOS, Ectodermal Dysplasias