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3 Possible Causes for Sparse Hair in Frontoparietal Area

  • Sotos Syndrome

    Abstract We isolated NSD1 from the 5q35 breakpoint in an individual with Sotos syndrome harboring a chromosomal translocation. We identified 1 nonsense, 3 frameshift and 20 submicroscopic deletion mutations of NSD1 among 42 individuals with sporadic cases of Sotos syndrome. The results indicate that[…][]

  • HAIR-AN Syndrome

    Figure 1: Scalp showing diffuse, thin, lusterless curled hair with tight frizzy coils and sparseness on the frontoparietal area Click here to view Figure 2: Light microscopy[] The child was administered minoxidil 2% lotion for twice daily application with which she showed an improvement in hair density on the follow-up.[] […] showing mishappen anagen hair bulb and ruffled cuticle, giving a characteristic “floppy socks appearance” Click here to view Discussion LAHS may not be as rare as thought[]

  • Patterson Pseudoleprechaunism Syndrome

    : [Nails]; Thin brittle fingernails; [Hair]; Sparse hair in frontoparietal area NEUROLOGIC: [Central nervous system]; Developmental delay; Variable mental retardation; Neonatal[] Limbs]; Joint laxity; Genu valgum; Long arm span; [Hands]; Large hands; Disharmonic maturation of phalanges and carpal bones; [Feet]; Pes planus; Large feet SKIN, NAILS, HAIR[]

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