In recent years, we have learned that one gene is now the cause for three different types of ectodermal dysplasia. Learn more about the gene called WNT10A and how it manifests.
Alex’s story started out just like any other story. The perfect little baby who fed well, was always normal on the growth charts and in general was a happy baby! We were also happy that he had the perfect little shaped head to be bald. You see, we did not know at the time that his extended baldness had anything to do with a rare genetic disorder, so we always joked it was a good thing his little baby head was shaped so perfectly.