• This is consistent with the salivary glands being of ectodermal origin, although some findings have suggested that there is also mesodermal input. (wikipedia.org)
  • We'd moved from Bathurst to Port Macquarie in 2012 and took the kids to see a dentist … when Claire sat in the chair she opened her mouth and the young dentist looked at her and said, 'Wow, she's got ectodermal dysplasia'," Mr McIntosh said. (abc.net.au)
  • Like many who suffer from ectodermal dysplasia (ED), 14-month-old Jacob was initially diagnosed by his dentist. (jcda.ca)
  • Most academic hospitals have doctors that specialize in genetics, and if you got in touch with one of these doctors, he or she could notify you when testing becomes available, and could also tell you your risk of having a baby with ectodermal dysplasia. (madsci.org)
  • They also are thought to be involved in ectodermal differentiation because they are expressed in skin, especially in hair follicles. (pnas.org)