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Keywords:

  • EEC syndrome;
  • ectodermal dysplasia;
  • ADULT syndrome

Abstract

We describe a family with at least seven living persons who are affected by an hitherto undescribed autosomal-dominant syndrome with variable expression, bearing close resemblance to the EEC syndrome and related disorders. The main manifestations are hypodontia and/or early loss of permanent teeth, ectrodactyly, obstruction of lacrimal ducts, onychodysplasia, and excessive freckling. We propose the acronym ADULT (acro-der-mato-ungual-lacrimal-tooth)-syndrome for this condition. © 1993 Wiley-Liss, Inc.