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Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, central nervous system malformation, and distinct facial features: confirmation of a distinct entity?
  1. D Soekarman,
  2. J P Fryns
  1. Centre for Human Genetics, University of Leuven, Belgium.


    Internal hydrocephalus with partial hypoplasia of the cerebellum was observed in a severely mentally retarded boy who showed signs of ectodermal dysplasia. Diagnostic considerations are discussed. Reports of the triad mental retardation-CNS malformation-ectodermal dysplasia are rare. In 1989 we reported a case with these signs that shows a striking facial similarity to the case presented here.

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