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433 Possible Causes for Kinky Hair

  • Menkes Disease

    Animal models of kinky hair disease The mottled mouse provides an excellent animal model for Menkes kinky hair disease.[emedicine.medscape.com] Etiology Menkes kinky hair syndrome is a genodermatosis. [5] The gene locus for Menkes kinky hair syndrome is in band Xq13.3.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] myelination due to copper deficiency. [5, 6] Danks' discovery in 1972 was based on his recognition that the unusual hair of infants with Menkes kinky hair disease appeared[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • TDO Syndrome

    Overview A rare genetic disorder characterized by kinky hair, tooth enamel and bone abnormalities.[checkorphan.org] Curly/kinky hair is present at birth in around 80% of patients, but around half of these patients loose the hair phenotype by adolescence.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] It is characterized by curly and kinky hair at infancy that later straightens, absent mineralization of dental enamel , taurodontism and dental hypoplasia.[ipfs.io]

  • Acquired Kinky Hair Syndrome

    The differential diagnosis includes inherited forms of kinky hair and kinky hair secondary to mechanical, chemical, or traumatic manipulation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The thing is - I went back home for holidays last summer and this time my hair did not go back to its normal state, it remained kinky - though the hair shedding definitely[alopeciaworld.com] The pili torti hair disorder can be seen in a number of hair dystrophies and is associated with several syndromes such as Menkes kinky hair syndrome or twisting hair dystrophy[hairdiseases.com]

  • Woolly Hair

    The patient presented mild hair loss associated with the presence of fine, short and kinky hairs closely interspersed with the normal hair throughout the scalp.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The three most common forms are wooly hair nevus, which is a condition where kinky hair grows in one or more clearly defined areas of the scalp apart from non-curly hair;[wisegeek.com] […] term) and drug-induced kinky hair.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Disorder of Copper Metabolism

    MNK is characterized by kinky hair, growth failure, and deterioration of the nervous system.[icd.codes] Menkes (Kinky Hair) Disease. nd. 4pp. www.icondata.com/health/pedbase/files/MENKES(K.HTM Cordier-Alex M-P. Menkes disease.[rarediseases.org] The condition is characterized by distinctive clinical features, including sparse and depigmented hair (“kinky hair”), failure to thrive, connective tissue disorders and severe[globenewswire.com]

  • Woolly Hair Nevus

    […] more, well circumscribed areas of curly/kinky hair on the scalp in a non-black individual.[jemds.com] kinky hair.[ijpd.in] The three most common forms are wooly hair nevus, which is a condition where kinky hair grows in one or more clearly defined areas of the scalp apart from non-curly hair;[wisegeek.com]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    RESULTS: The defective copper metabolism causes dysfunction of a plenty of copper-dependent enzymes, giving rise to unique kinky hair appearance, progressive neurodegeneration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pili Torti

    Menkes disease is also known as copper transport disease, Menkes syndrome, kinky hair disease, Menkes kinky hair syndrome or steely hair disease.[wisegeek.com] Hair Syndrome (40 %) ( Kinky Hair Disease, Menkes Disease,) Follicular Atrophoderma (40 %) Biotinidase Deficiency (40 %) Lichen Planopilaris (37 %) ( Acuminatus, Follicular[gulfdoctor.net] […] having a 'spangled' appearance; it is either an AR condition. a sui generis or part of the X-R Menke's kinky hair syndrome, associated with mental retardation.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Hypocupremia

    […] by year, and whether "Menkes Kinky Hair Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publications.[profiles.umassmed.edu] Menkes’s kinky hair syndrome: an inherited defect in copper absorption with widespread effects. Pediatrics. 1972 ; 50 : 188 – 201. 9. Alfred, JW, Aulino, J.[journals.cambridge.org] Menke's kinky hair syndrome: An inherited defect in copper absorption with widespread effects . Pediatrics 1972; 50 :188–201. 18.[nature.com]

  • Periostitis

    hair syndrome, and Sickle cell disease.[roentgenrayreader.blogspot.com] […] disorders ), Rickets, Infantile cortical hyperostosis, Osteomyelitis, Scurvy, Trauma, Ewing, A-hypervitaminosis, Leukemia & neuroblastoma, Syphilis, Osteosarcoma, Child abuse, Kinky[roentgenrayreader.blogspot.com]

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