The genetic basis of congenital hypertrichosis
is still unknown.
Faun tail is an abnormal congenital hypertrichosis
of the lumbosacral region characterized by a triangular-shaped area of thick hair of various lengths.
Among skin disorders classified as physiological, desquamation was seen in 13.3% of neonates and congenital hypertrichosis
lanuginosa in 11.7% (57.1% of them were delivered by normal vaginal delivery and 80% of them were from non-smoking mothers).
Extraordinary People: Real Wolf Kids five, 9pm Trecoed: Digwyddiadau 09 S4C, 9pm Seven-year-old Nat Sasuphan from Thailand was born with congenital hypertrichosis
, an extremely rare and incurable disorder that causes the sufferer to grow excessive hair on the face and body.
Supatra Sasuphan - Nat to friends and family - suffers from a rare genetic disorder known as Ambras syndrome or congenital hypertrichosis
, which makes fur grow all over her back as well as her face.
With the help of loving friends and family Supatra is determined to overcome her rare disorder, called Ambras Syndrome or Congenital Hypertrichosis
Nat, six, whose real name is Supatra, has Ambras syndrome, or congenital hypertrichosis
. It is caused by a genetic defect but is not life-threatening.
That occurs with the birth of his daughter, Ariel, who was covered face and body in a white-gold swirl of hair, the result of a hereditary disease called congenital hypertrichosis
lanuginosa, which is passed on by the opposite-sex parent.