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16 Possible Causes for Sparse Fine Hair, Thick Wiry Hair

  • Rapp-Hodgkin Syndrome

    fine hair Thin with decreased number of sweat pores[datagenno.com] (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] Symptoms - Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome * Thin skin * Reduced number of sweat pores * Sparse hair * Fine hair * Pili canaliculi * Small nails * Missing teeth * Small teeth * Conical[checkorphan.org]

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    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] 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] Hair on the scalp is sparse, fine and breaks easily. Eyebrows are thin or absent. Teeth are usually normal. Treatment: Genetic counseling is indicated.[skincareguide.ca]

  • Ectodermal Dysplasia

    The infant was noted to have mildly xerotic skin, fine sparse hair, and periorbital wrinkling, all features suggestive of ectodermal dysplasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] A 7-year-old Japanese boy, the first child of a consanguineous marriage, showed hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with sparse, brittle, fine, dry hair and hypodontia, the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congenital Ankyloblepharon

    Sparse, fine hair (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] HYPOPLASIA; CHH Cartilage-hair hypoplasia (CHH) is an autosomal recessive metaphyseal chondrodysplasia characterized by short-limbed short stature and fine, sparse hair.[mendelian.co] 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]

  • Autosomal Recessive Nail Dysplasia

    Thin body hair Fine scalp hair Thin scalp hair Sparse scalp hair (in some patients) Hairs can be painlessly plucked with little force.[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[clinicaladvisor.com] sparse hair, eyebrows and eyelashes.[omicsonline.org]

  • Gorlin-Chaudhry-Moss Syndrome

    Scalp hair may be sparse, short, fine, dry, or there may be a complete absence of hair. Prevalence of atopic eczema is high.[vivavoceoralmedicineradiology.com] 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]

  • Limb-Mammary Syndrome

    Dermatologic abnormalities include sparse fine hair; dry skin, and unique pigmentary skin changes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Hair follicles may be absent, hypoplastic or less, scalp and body hairs may be absent, sparse, very fine pigmented, or abnormal in texture.[jisppd.com]

  • Amelo-Onycho-Hypohidrotic Syndrome

    Scalp hair may be sparse, short, fine, dry, or there may be a complete absence of hair. Prevalence of atopic eczema is high.[vivavoceoralmedicineradiology.com] 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]

  • Ectodermal Dysplasia Type 5 Hair Nail

    These syndromes may include: Sparse, fine hair on the head, eyebrows, and lashes Missing or cone-shaped teeth Typical facial features including protuberant forehead, flattened[bundoo.com] 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] Sparse fine vellus hair was noted over the eyebrow with generalized hypotrichosis. Short and sparse eyelashes were also noted. Axillary and pubic hair was not developed.[ijpd.in]

  • Ectodermal Dysplasia - Syndactyly Syndrome

    Christ-Siemens-Touraine syndrome - congenitally defective or absent sweat glands, smooth, finely wrinkled skin, sunken nose, malformed and missing teeth, sparse fragile hair[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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] Yellow-orange thick skin on palms and soles Fine, dry, sparse, slow growing hair Eyes Small cornea Small eyes Short opening between the eye lids Skin fold of the upper eyelid[nfed.org]

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