Tooth and Nail Syndrome

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  • Dysplasia of Nails With Hypodontia
  • Fingernail Dysgenesis and also Hypodontia

Problem Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
With every available resource disorder is an uncommon congenital disease that comes from a team of conditions referred to as ectodermal dysplasia, which team includes greater than 100 different identified disorders. Ectodermal dysplasias generally impact the teeth, nails, hair, and/or skin. Hammer and tongs disorder is defined by lack (hypodontia) and/or malformation of specific main (deciduous) as well as second (long-term) teeth happening in organization with inappropriate advancement (dysplasia) of the nails, especially the nails.

In people with Tooth and also nail disorder, specific baby teeth and/or numerous second teeth could either be missing or commonly spaced and/or conelike fit (coniform). On top of that, the nails in little ones with the condition, particularly the toe nails, could be underdeveloped as well as abnormally tiny (hypoplastic), with unique, unusual hollowing triggering them to seem spoon-shaped. Hammer and tongs disorder is acquired as an autosomal leading hereditary characteristic.

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