June 1974

The EEC Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the departments of pediatrics (Ms. Pries and Dr. Pashayan), ophthalmology (Drs. Mittelman and Miller), and dermatology (Dr. Solomon), and the Center for Craniofacial Anomalies of the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine, University of Illinois at the Medical Center, Chicago (Ms. Pries and Drs. Miller, Solomon, Pashayan, and Pruzansky).

Am J Dis Child. 1974;127(6):840-844. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110250066009

The term EEC syndrome consists of ectrodactyly (E), ectodermal dysplasia (E), and cleft of the lip and palate (C). The purpose of this report is to describe six new cases of the EEC syndrome. Five of the patients are white and one is a male black. Four of the patients are female and two are male. Two of the four female patients are sisters.