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Ectodermal dysplasia

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  • Is there any way of repairing or replacing the missing gene in individuals with ectodermal dysplasia? Click here for answer

  • My husband's sister's son has a form of ectodermal dysplasia (problems with the skin, hair, sweat glands and teeth). No one else in my husband's family is affected. My husband and I don't have children yet. Is it possible that my husband is a carrier or that my future children could have the condition or be carriers? I'm very confused and worried. Click here for answer