Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below

Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome: observations on ten cases and characteristic hair changes (pili canaliculi).

Author information

  • 1College of Dental Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425.

Abstract

We have reported on six personally examined patients with Rapp Hodgkin syndrome and four additional family members with documentation suggesting strongly that they also were affected with the disorder. Clinical manifestations observed in our patients include cleft lip/palate/uvula, ectodermal dysplasia, and hypospadias in males. The ectodermal dysplasia manifests through uncombable, sparse, wiry hair; alopecia in adulthood; hypodontia; hypohidrosis; and dysplastic nails. In addition, ptosis, atretric ear canals, and dysplastic eustachian orifices are suggested as other manifestations of the disorder.

PMID:
3179424
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk