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J Pharm Bioallied Sci. 2019 Jan-Mar;11(1):102-104. doi: 10.4103/jpbs.JPBS_36_18.

Christ-Siemens-Touraine Syndrome: A Rare Case Report.

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1
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, P. S. M College of Dental Science and Research, Trichur.
2
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Annoor Dental College and Hospital, Moovattupuzha, Kerala, India.
3
Department of Oral Pathology, Asan Memorial Dental College and Hospital, Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, India.
4
Anwi's Multispeciality Dental Clinic, Calicut, Kerala, India.

Abstract

Christ-Siemens-Touraine syndrome/hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED) is a heterogeneous group of inherited disorders with primary defects in tissues derived from embryonic ectoderm such as hair, tooth, nail, and sweat glands. To date, more than 192 distinct disorders have been described. Here we present a case of 19-year-old female patient that manifested with HED (Christ-Siemens-Touraine syndrome).

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Christ–Siemens–Touraine syndrome; hypodontia; hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia

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