While the skin, hair, teeth, nails and sweat glands are the primary body parts affected by ectodermal dysplasias, the hands and feet can also be impacted. Learn about two of subtypes of ectodermal dysplasias which include these limb abnormalities: ankyloblepharon-ectodermal defects-cleft lip and/or palate (AEC) syndrome and ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-clefting (EEC) syndrome.
These syndromes both involve cleft of the lip and/or palate. Find out at what age you can expect for your child to have surgery to repair the clefting and the team of specialists you will need.
This article explains syndactyly and ectrodactyly which are the two different ways the hands and feet can develop abnormally. Discover the two types of syndactyly and what typical treatment to expect. Ectrodactyly is described, including photos. General treatment information is given.
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