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51 Possible Causes for Hypopigmented Scalp Hair

  • Pili Torti - Developmental Delay - Neurological Abnormalities Syndrome

    (a) Show frontal bossing, sparse wooly hypopigmented scalp hair.[annalsofian.org] Floppiness of limbs, fair skin complexion, and sparse hypopigmented scalp hair were noticed since birth.[annalsofian.org] He had sparse, hypopigmented scalp hair, prominent ridging of sutures, pudgy cheeks, hyperlaxity of joints, and fair complexion.[annalsofian.org]

  • Menkes Disease

    (a) Show frontal bossing, sparse wooly hypopigmented scalp hair.[annalsofian.org] […] or hypopigmented (especially scalp hair), a gradual loss of developed skills occur, mental and motor development is delayed although during the first months of life infant[medigoo.com] The first sign may be unusual sparse and dull scalp hair at the age of 1-2 months.[orpha.net]

  • Atrioventricular Dissociation

    On examination, the girl had thin, hypopigmented, and curly hairs over her entire scalp, and they were all just few centimeters away from the scalp [Figure 1] a].[ijtrichology.com] Figure 1: (a) Female sibling with short, sparse, hypopigmented, curly hairs on her scalp (b) Elder brother with dark, short, and tightly curled hairs with diameter of curls[ijtrichology.com] A 13-year-old girl presented to the Outpatient Department with complaints of curly hairs on their scalp.[ijtrichology.com]

  • Woolly Hair

    Examination revealed curled hypopigmented scalp hair [Figure 1] . The scalp hairs were short and thinner in diameter.[idoj.in] Scalp hair of all the patients exhibited two hair shaft populations intermingled throughout the scalp.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Light microscopy of scalp hair revealed thin and hypopigmented hair [Figure 2] . There was no evidence of trichorrhexis nodosa.[e-ijd.org]

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    Cutaneous examination of both sisters revealed - sparse, thin, hypopigmented and short scalp hair with paucity of eyebrows and eyelashes.[ijdvl.com]

  • Wooly Hair

    Examination revealed curled hypopigmented scalp hair [Figure 1] . The scalp hairs were short and thinner in diameter.[idoj.in] The hair looks fine, curled and hypopigmented. When WH covers the entire scalp, it can be inhered in a dominant or recessive mode.[ijtrichology.com] Int J Trichol 2014;6:187-8 Woolly hair (WH) has three characteristics: Decreased diameter, tightly coiled hair and oval form at transversal section.[ijtrichology.com]

  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

    scalp hair loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination the patient presented with erythematous-infiltrated plaque, papules, open comedones, pitting scars and hypopigmented atrophic scars on the right chin area and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Griscelli Syndrome, Type 2

    He had silver gray hair of the scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes. His face showed hypopigmented patches [Figure 1] a.[ijpmonline.org] Figure 1: (a) Silvery - gray hair of the scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes with hypopigmented patches on the skin of face in a case of Griscelli syndrome.[ijpmonline.org]

  • Woolly Hair Nevus

    Light microscopy of scalp hair revealed thin and hypopigmented hair [Figure 2] . There was no evidence of trichorrhexis nodosa.[e-ijd.org] Seborrhoeic dermatitis was also present over scalp. Nail and teeth were normal. Investigations revealed normal hematological and biochemical parameters.[e-ijd.org]

  • Deafness - Opticoacoustic Nerve Atrophy - Dementia Syndrome

    Hypopigmented skin patches Sparse scalp hair Retinal detachment Glaucoma Visual impairment Cataract Abnormal conjugate eye movement Diffuse cerebellar atrophy Limb dysmetria[mendelian.co] […] phosphokinase Skeletal muscle atrophy Global developmental delay Vitiligo Cerebellar vermis atrophy Abnormal eyebrow morphology Abnormality of the eyelashes Premature graying of hair[mendelian.co]

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