1 Brazilian Journal of Genetics 1996 Vol: 19(4):. DOI: 10.1590/S0100-84551996000400019

Odonto-ungueal dysplasia: an apparently new autosomal dominant ectodermal dysplasia

We describe 27 subjects (11 women) from five generations of a family with an apparently hitherto undescribed ectodermal dysplasia. All of them presented dental and/or nail alterations only. A genetic analysis of the family suggests an autosomal dominant gene. Differential diagnosis considered eight conditions belonging to the same odonto-onychic (2-3) subgroup, as well as Fried's tooth and nail syndrome and hypodontia and nail dysgenesis (both in 1-2-3 subgroup).

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