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35 Possible Causes for Wiry Coarse Hair

  • Bloch Sulzberger Syndrome

    Minor criteria Teeth: partial or complete absence of teeth, small teeth, and abnormally shaped teeth Hair: lusterless, wiry, and coarse hair, alopecia Nails: mild ridging[] 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[] […] atrophic linear streaks or patches Minor criteria: Hypodontia or anodontia (partial or complete absence of teeth), microdontia (small teeth), abnormally shaped teeth Alopecia, wiry[]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    He had coarse facial features with a long philtrum and protruding tongue, bilateral capsular cataracts, right palpebral ptosis, dorsal kyphosis, and coarse wiry hair.[]

  • Trichotillomania

    The majority of people pull scalp hair, or eyelashes and/or eyebrows. The types of hair (most commonly) selected to pull are coarse, wiry and black/grey hairs.[] People pull hair from their scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows, face, arms, legs, beard, moustache, genital area, armpits, in short: from anywhere there is hair.[]

  • 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.[] Her scalp hair was coarse, dry and wiry. Microscopic examination of hair showed longitudinal twisting at irregular intervals, typical of pili torti.[] 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[]

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    In trichodento-osseous syndrome and Hay-Wells syndrome, the hair is sparse, coarse, and wiry.[] Although body hair, eyebrows, and eyelashes are also sparse in this condition, beard and mustache hair are normal. Hair is also sparse in EEC syndrome.[]

  • HAIR-AN Syndrome

    "When we go swimming it goes like how barbie doll's hair does - it goes all wiry and coarse."[] […] t know what to tell you, as a baby I had those soft, ethereal curls you see on cherubs in Renaissance paintings, and now, despite having a Mexican mother with jet-black, wiry-coarse[] I said no and she said, 'Well I have never seen this hair and I don't know what to do with it.'[]

  • 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[]

  • 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[] , brittle, coarse and wiry with patchy alopeia (Figure 3) Figure 3.[] […] congenital erythroderma 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[]

  • Trachonychia

    […] that is sparse or absent at birth, with variable coarse, wiry hair regrowth in childhood, and potential loss again at puberty.[] Marie Unna hereditary hypotrichosis Marie Unna hereditary hypotrichosis (also known as "Marie Unna hypotrichosis") is an autosomal dominant condition characterized by scalp hair[]

  • Hereditary Koilonychia

    His hair is short, coarse, and wiry predominately on the occipital scalp (Fig 2). Hair in all other areas appears normal.[] 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.[] Several strands of hair from the affected area appear under microscopic examination in Figure 3. Figure 1. Thin toenails with concave curvature. Figure 2.[]

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