Pure hair and nail ectodermal dysplasia

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Synonyms: HNED | Hair-nail ectodermal dysplasia | PHNED

Pure hair and nail ectodermal dysplasia is characterised by the association of onychodystrophy and severe hypotrichosis which is mainly limited to the scalp but may also affect the eyelashes and eyebrows. Less than 20 cases have been reported so far. The mode of transmission is autosomal dominant.

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