Rare Medical News

5 Facts you should know about

ADULT Syndrome

fivefacts-light.svg

1

A rare ectodermal dysplasia syndrome characterized by ectrodactyly,

syndactyly, mammary hypoplasia, and excessive freckling.

2

Other typical ectodermal defects include hypodontia,

lacrimal duct anomalies, hypotrichosis, and onychodysplasia.

3

Complications of ADULT Syndrome may include facial abnormalities,

cosmetic concerns due to excessive freckling and skin sensitivity to light.

4

It is an autosomal dominant form of ectodermal dysplasia,

a group of disorders that affects the hair, teeth, nails, sweat glands, and extremities.

5

The syndrome arises from a mutation in the TP63 gene.

Rare Medical News