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28 Possible Causes for Fine Brittle Slow Growing Hair, Thick Wiry Hair

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    What to be alert for in the history --Abnormally thick and wiry hair in infancy --Progressive alopecia with age --Progressively dystrophic nails --Palmoplantar changes --Painful[dermatologyadvisor.com] Underdeveloped Thick, discolored Hair Fine, brittle, slow-growing Total balding (alopecia) Missing in spots for males Sparse eyelashes Sparse eyebrow Absent underarm hair[nfed.org] Early signs and symptoms generally begin in infancy and may include nail abnormalities and sparse scalp hair that is wiry, brittle, patchy and pale.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia

    wiry hair, and occasionally cleft lip and/or palate.[genedx.com] wiry hair with orbital asymmetry and strabismus. 5 The extracranial features include multiple skeletal malformations, such as sloping shoulders, dysplastic clavicles, thoracic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , wiry, and curly hair at 2-3 months Defects in formation of toes and fingers, broad fingers and toes, curved last finger Increased webbing in between the fingers and toes[dovemed.com]

    Missing: Fine Brittle Slow Growing Hair
  • Trichotillomania

    hairs they describe as being different from the rest (eg, "wiry," "thick," "stubby," "kinky," or of a darker color). 19 Unfortunately, the trauma of pulling, which damages[web.archive.org] hairs they describe as being different from the rest (eg, “wiry,” “thick,” “stubby,” “kinky,” or of a darker color). 19 Unfortunately, the trauma of pulling, which damages[dx.doi.org] Often, children with TTM will scrutinize and then touch or stroke the hair before pulling. 16, 18 Hairs are usually pulled out individually, and often patients will select[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Fine Brittle Slow Growing Hair
  • Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome

    Salient Features 2-6 TRPS I Hair : Sparse, fine, slow growing and brittle scalp hair. Eyebrows sparse laterally. Facial features : Pear shaped nose with bulbous tip.[genetics4medics.com]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • HAIR-AN Syndrome

    Underdeveloped Thick, discolored Hair Fine, brittle, slow-growing Total balding (alopecia) Missing in spots for males Sparse eyelashes Sparse eyebrow Absent underarm hair[nfed.org] Synonym Ectodermal dysplasia, hidrotic Clouston Syndrome is a Rare Genetic Condition Characterized by Abnormal Nails and Sparse Hair Nails Severe malformation Spontaneous[nfed.org]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Zosteriform Lentiginosis

    […] in naevus skin esp on scalp – hair often dark, thick and wiry What are the associations of CMN on the skin?[brainscape.com] […] childhood Surface often becomes thick/rugose or warty - esp on scalp; simulates cutis verticis gyrata Often also develop nodules within larger naevi Can be increased terminal hair[brainscape.com]

    Missing: Fine Brittle Slow Growing Hair
  • Gorlin-Chaudhry-Moss Syndrome

    In infancy, scalp hair is wiry, brittle, patchy, and pale; progressive hair loss may lead to total alopecia by puberty.[vivavoceoralmedicineradiology.com] The nails may be milky white in early childhood; they gradually become dystrophic, thick, and distally separated from the nail bed.[vivavoceoralmedicineradiology.com]

    Missing: Fine Brittle Slow Growing Hair
  • Congenital Ankyloblepharon

    (hypotrichosis) Can be brittle, coarse or wiry with pili torti Patchy alopecia (lack of hair) Eyebrows, eyelashes and body hair may also be sparse or absent.[nfed.org] Affected individuals usually have normal sweating capacity and typically normal teeth, but they classically have pale, brittle, slow-growing, and wiry hair with progressive[cancertherapyadvisor.com] Nails Small Hyperconvex Thick Hyper-ridging Missing Eyes Eyelid fusion (ankyloblepharon) Corneal erosions Blepharitis (chronic inflammation of the eyelid) Conjunctivitis(pink[nfed.org]

    Missing: Fine Brittle Slow Growing Hair
  • Rapp-Hodgkin Syndrome

    (hypotrichosis) Can be brittle, coarse or wiry with pili torti Patchy alopecia (lack of hair) Eyebrows, eyelashes and body hair may also be sparse or absent.[nfed.org] Nails Small Hyperconvex Thick Hyper-ridging Missing Eyes Eyelid fusion (ankyloblepharon) Corneal erosions Blepharitis (chronic inflammation of the eyelid) Conjunctivitis(pink[nfed.org] […] in AEC may mimic epidermolysis bullosa (EB) or a collodian baby (skin that resembles a yellow, tight and shiny film) or dried collodion (sausage skin) Hair Sparse, fine hair[nfed.org]

    Missing: Fine Brittle Slow Growing Hair
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia

    Affected individuals usually have normal sweating capacity and typically normal teeth, but they classically have pale, brittle, slow-growing, and wiry hair with progressive[clinicaladvisor.com] […] alopecia; thick, small, and discolored nails; palmoplantar hyperkeratosis; thickening and darkening of the skin at the elbows, knees, over the joints, axillae, areolae, and[clinicaladvisor.com]

    Missing: Fine Brittle Slow Growing Hair

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