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August 1970

Association of Ectrodactyly, Ectodermal Dysplasia, and Cleft Lip-Palate: The EEC Syndrome

Author Affiliations

Hamburg, Germany
From the Institut für Humangenetik (Drs. Rüdiger and Passarge), and Augenklinik (Dr. Haase), Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

Am J Dis Child. 1970;120(2):160-163. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1970.02100070104016

The association of ectrodactyly, atypical anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, and cleft lip and cleft palate is described in a 3½-year-old girl. It is proposed that this combination of defects represents a specific syndrome of congenital defects, named the EEC syndrome according to its main manifestations.

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