FRANCIS E. BRUNO, M.D.; HUGO T. ENGELHARDT, M.D.
Recently we have had occasion to observe a family which exhibited some of the clinical characteristics of hereditary ectodermal dysplasia. These characteristics have been described in detail by other authors.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Therefore, we wish to limit this presentation to case reports and a brief discussion of this interesting and rare anomaly. Of this family of seven children, four manifested definite evidences of this defect.
Case 1. Mrs. R. D. P., aged 25, a white female, was admitted to the Department of Medicine, Hutchinson Memorial Clinic on October 24, 1941. The chief
FRANCIS E. BRUNO, HUGO T. ENGELHARDT. HEREDITARY ECTODERMAL DYSPLASIA(HEREDITARY ECTODERMAL DYSPLASIA*). Ann Intern Med. 1944;20:140–144. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-1-140
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