Ectodermal Dysplasia is a medical condition in which there is an abnormal development of the various body parts like: the skin, hair, nails, teeth or sweat glands. Adults with such a condition generally experience a warmer body temperature and special measures are required to keep the body temperature normal. This condition which is congenital in nature, is transferred from the parents to the offspring, and it is more common among men over women. This condition also has some additional effects like: defects in nails, hair, teeth or skin, inability to sweat, poor hearing, large forehead, poor hearing, poor vision, etc.
HOW IS ECTODERMAL DYSPLASIA DIAGNOSED?
Doctors usually advise people with this conditions to wear cooler clothes and to keep the body hydrated at all times to keep the body temperatures under control.