Ectodermal DysplasiaAyşe Berna Anıl, Işıl Yücesoy, Gülseran Arslan, Özem Arıdaşır, Gönül AydoğanSSK Bakirkoy Maternity and Pediatrics Hospital, Child Health and Diseases, Istanbul
Ectodermal dysplasia (ED) is a rare, hereditary, congenital disease that affects teeth, skin, hair, nails, eccrine and sebaceous glands. Symptoms of ED are hypohidrosis or anhidrosis, heat intolerance, dental and nail abnormalities, hypotrichosis, inability of lacrimation, thinning and hypopigmentation of skin. ED has got three types: Hypohidrotic (unhydrotic), hidrotic (clouston type) and EEC syndrome (ectrodactyly, ED, cleft lip and palate). In hypohidrotic type there are decreased or absent sweating glands, abnormal dental structure and hypotrichosis.Keywords: Ectodermal dysplasia, hypohidrotic
Our patient is 7.5 years old, male. When he come to our clinic, he has got afebrile seizure, inabilitiy to sweat, decreased tears and abnormal skin presentation. When we focus on history of patients symptoms, we decided that this signs and symptoms are related to hypohidrotic ED and perinatal asphyxia sequel.
In this case, we diagnosed ED with history and typical signs of patient. We present this case because of its rare and congenital disease.
Ektodermal DisplaziAyşe Berna Anıl, Işıl Yücesoy, Gülseran Arslan, Özem Arıdaşır, Gönül AydoğanSSK Bakırköy Doğumevi Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Eğitim Hastanesi, Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kliniği, İstanbul
Anahtar Kelimeler: Ektodermal displazi, hipohidrotik
Ayşe Berna Anıl, Işıl Yücesoy, Gülseran Arslan, Özem Arıdaşır, Gönül Aydoğan. Ectodermal Dysplasia. Medeniyet Med J. 2003; 18(2): 126-128
Corresponding Author: Ayşe Berna Anıl, Türkiye