EEC syndrome--a case report

J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2003 Jun;21(2):75-8.


EEC syndrome is a multiple congenital anomaly syndrome characterized by ectodermal dysplasia, distal limb anomaly, cleft lip and palate and ocular adnexia anomalies. A case report of a 10 year old female patient with EEC is presented and it is emphasised that management of these cases requires a multidisciplinary approach. Early diagnosis will allow parents to get accurate counseling and in particular obtain reassurance regarding the low risk of mental handicap.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Cleft Lip / pathology*
  • Cleft Palate / pathology*
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia / pathology*
  • Female
  • Fingers / abnormalities*
  • Humans
  • Syndrome
  • Toes / abnormalities*