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October 1976

Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia in a Black Mother and Daughter

Author Affiliations


From the Dermatology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC.

Arch Dermatol. 1976;112(10):1448-1450. doi:10.1001/archderm.1976.01630340066019

• Hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is a rare genodermatosis with clinical hallmarks of alopecia, nail dystrophy, and palmoplantar hyperkeratosis. This report calls attention to the first reported cases, to our knowledge, of hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia in a black mother and daughter.

(Arch Dermatol 112:1448-1450, 1976)