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17 Possible Causes for Thick Wiry Hair

  • Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia

    wiry hair, and occasionally cleft lip and/or palate.[genedx.com] , 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] Hair : People with craniofrontonasal dysplasia may have thick, wiry, curly hair on the scalp.[wellness.com]

  • Woolly Hair

    He checks out my woolly, uncut hair. It isn't just woolly, it's nappy too, and thick and wiry and stubborn.[sandiegoreader.com]

  • Hypodontia - Dysplasia of Nails Syndrome

    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] […] with age --Distal onycholysis --Micronychia or partial anonychia --Paronychia common Hair findings ( Figure 1 ) Figure 1.[dermatologyadvisor.com] --Dry, wiry and brittle --Slow growing --Light in color --Progressive alopecia of the scalp hair --Sparse eyebrows and eyelashes --Sparse body hair including secondary sexual[dermatologyadvisor.com]

  • 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] 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] In infancy, scalp hair is wiry, brittle, patchy, and pale; progressive hair loss may lead to total alopecia by puberty.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Wooly Hair

    He checks out my woolly, uncut hair. It isn't just woolly, it's nappy too, and thick and wiry and stubborn.[sandiegoreader.com]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Hay-Wells 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]

  • Lacrimal Duct Defect

    (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]

  • 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] 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]

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