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45 Possible Causes for Wiry Coarse Hair

  • Hereditary Hypotrichosis Type Marie Unna

    During early childhood the scalp hair becomes coarse and wiry.[malacards.org] […] at birth, with variable coarse, wiry hair regrowth in childhood, and potential loss again at puberty. [2] : 639 See also [ edit ] List of cutaneous conditions References[en.wikipedia.org] Clinical description Affected individuals of both sexes are typically born with an absence or scarcity of scalp hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows.[orpha.net]

  • Rapp-Hodgkin Syndrome

    Her scalp hair was coarse, dry and wiry. Microscopic examination showed the hair to be twisted at irregular intervals on its long axis, as seen in pili torti.[q9.placate.us] Her scalp hair was coarse, dry and wiry. Microscopic examination of hair showed longitudinal twisting at irregular intervals, typical of pili torti.[minervamedica.it] Infants and children with the disorder also have abnormally sparse, coarse, wiry scalp hair that is often lost prematurely during adulthood (alopecia); unusually slow-growing[informationtherapy.in]

  • Hay-Wells Syndrome

    […] and wiry hair, dystrophic nails, slight hypohidrosis, scalp and skin erosion, ankyloblepharon filiform adnatum, maxillary hypoplasia, hypodontia, and cleft lip/palate.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The major symptoms include palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, sparse, coarse, wiry hair, small, sparse eyelashes, malformed nails, missing teeth (anodontia/oligodontia), cleft palate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Sabinas Brittle Hair Syndrome

    Close examination demonstrated the scalp hairs were very brittle, coarse, wiry in texture, and broke off quite easily with mechanical trauma such as combing and brushing.[en.wikipedia.org] In a study by Howell et al, close examination demonstrated the scalp hairs were very brittle, coarse, wiry in texture, and broke off quite easily with mechanical trauma such[wikivisually.com] […] is usually sparse or absent at birth, but it is not until early childhood that the characteristic coarse, wiry hair appears, showing flattening and irregularly distributed[clinicalgate.com]

  • Pili Torti

    Her scalp hair was coarse, dry and wiry. Microscopic examination showed the hair to be twisted at irregular intervals on its long axis, as seen in pili torti.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ovarian Dysgenesis, Hypergonadotropic, X-Linked

    An autosomal dominant condition characterized by reduced amount of hair, alopecia, little or no eyebrows, eyelashes or body hair, and coarse, wiry, twisted hair in early childhood[nectarmutation.org]

  • Hypotrichosis 7

    Child had coarse, dry, wiry hairs on the scalp standing out from the head.[ijtrichology.com] It is characterized by sparse or absent hair at birth with regrowth of coarse, wiry twisted hair from childhood, followed by progressive loss on approaching puberty.[ijtrichology.com] Figure 1: Coarse, wiry hair with patches of hair loss on vertex, parietal and occipital area resembling male pattern alopecia Click here to view Figure 3: Hair shaft showing[ijtrichology.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 56

    An a utosomal dominant condition characterized by reduced amount of hair, alopecia, little or no eyebrows, eyelashes or body hair, and coarse, wiry, twisted hair in early[nectarmutation.org]

  • Hereditary Koilonychia

    His hair is short, coarse, and wiry predominately on the occipital scalp (Fig 2). Hair in all other areas appears normal.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] A transition from normal hair to coarse, wiry hair at the occiput. Figure 3. A) Examination of affected and unaffected hairs with light microscopy at 4 magnification.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] Several strands of hair from the affected area appear under microscopic examination in Figure 3. Figure 1. Thin toenails with concave curvature. Figure 2.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]

  • Bloch Sulzberger Syndrome

    coarse hair Mild nail ridging or pitting, hypertrophied, curved nails Retinal abnormalities If a first-degree relative with IP cannot be established, one major criteria and[eyewiki.aao.org] The hair generally appears wiry, coarse with lack of lustre.[epainassist.com] Minor hair abnormalities in up to 50% of patients Loss or lack of hair on the crown of the head Absence of eyebrows and eyelashes Hair may be coarse, wiry and lack lustre[dermnetnz.org]

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