Xte syndrome

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Ectodermal dysplasia with xeroderma; Xeroderma talipes enamel defects; Xte syndrome

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Moynahan EJ, 1970

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Congenital, autosomal dominant inherited ectodermal dysplasia with xeroderma due to sweat gland hypoplasia, enamel dysplasia with yellow discoloration of the enamel and tooth deformities. Further thin, sparsely growing, slow-growing hair on the capillitium, missing eyelashes and cerebral changes (pathological EEG) with epileptic seizures; mental retardation.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020