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LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY Abstract Hereditary Anhidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia. Presented by Dr. William B. Reed (by invitation) and Dr. S. William Becker. This 3-year-old boy has had an absence of sweating since birth. He is one of three siblings. His older brother, also with absence of sweating, died at age 3 years of an overwhelming infection. The oldest brother is normal. The child shows extremely blonde hair, fragile and sparse. He has an absence of eyebrows and a saddle nose, with a chronic rhinitis. He wears full dentures. His skin is extremely dry, pale and glossy in texture. Subcutaneous vessels are easily visualized. His nails are normal. He pigments slightly in the sun, however, despite his light coloration.He lives in an air conditioned house with a swimming pool so that during the warm summer months he can regulate his temperature. The mother has observed some sweating of the feet.His delivery was normal, and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology , Volume 81 (6) – Jun 1, 1960

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1960 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1960.03730060134033
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Abstract

Abstract Hereditary Anhidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia. Presented by Dr. William B. Reed (by invitation) and Dr. S. William Becker. This 3-year-old boy has had an absence of sweating since birth. He is one of three siblings. His older brother, also with absence of sweating, died at age 3 years of an overwhelming infection. The oldest brother is normal. The child shows extremely blonde hair, fragile and sparse. He has an absence of eyebrows and a saddle nose, with a chronic rhinitis. He wears full dentures. His skin is extremely dry, pale and glossy in texture. Subcutaneous vessels are easily visualized. His nails are normal. He pigments slightly in the sun, however, despite his light coloration.He lives in an air conditioned house with a swimming pool so that during the warm summer months he can regulate his temperature. The mother has observed some sweating of the feet.His delivery was normal, and

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1960

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