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Symptoms of ED

This section details some of the symptoms that can be experienced by individuals who are affected by Ectodermal Dysplasia. To be defined as an Ectodermal Dysplasia two or more features must function abnormally and each syndrome will have a different combination of symptoms which will vary from mild to severe.

A Geneticist, Dermatologist or Dentist may diagnose an Ectodermal Dysplasia based on abnormalities in the hair, nails, skin, sweat glands and teeth.

Many of the symptoms are highlighted under What Is Ectodermal Dysplasia and some are detailed here.

Can you help us with our Ectodermal Dysplasia Symptoms database?

We are compiling a database of symptoms to help us better understand the Ectodermal Dysplasias, how individuals are affected and how we can help find information that will assist with the day to day management of the Ectodermal Dysplasias.

We should be grateful if you would please take a little time to complete the Symptoms Questionnaire which can be found in two formats, one can be downloaded and completed Online and emailed to us and the other can be printed off and sent in the post to us.

Any information provided on the Symptoms Questionnaire is confidential and will not be shared with anyone.