Clouston syndrome: an ultrastructural study

Victor Escobar, Lawrence I. Goldblatt, David Bixler, David Weaver

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A previously undescribed French-Canadian family affected with Clouston Syndrome (Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia) is described. Ultrastructural study of the hair shows disorganization of the hair fibrils with loss of the cuticular cortex. The SEM findings are consistent with the model, suggesting a biochemical defect in the keratin of the integumentary system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)140-146
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Genetics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1983


  • Clouston syndrome
  • Hypohideotic Ectodermac Dysplasia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)

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