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uncombable hair syndrome

[MIM*191480]
a genetic syndrome in which the hair, which is often silvery blond, is unruly and resists lying flat because of irregularly shaped hair shafts.
Synonym(s): spun glass hair

uncombable hair syndrome

[MIM*191480]
a genetic syndrome in which the hair, which is often silvery blond, is unruly and resists lying flat because of irregularly shaped hair shafts.
Synonym(s): spun glass hair
An autosomal dominant [MIM 191480] condition characterised by the growth of silver blonde scalp hair in directional ‘anarchy’—i.e., it cannot be combed flat. Uncombable hair may be idiopathic or associated with ectodermal dysplasia, progressive alopecia, atopic eczema, dental dysplasia, or ichthyosis vulgaris

un·comb·a·ble hair syn·drome

(ŭn-kōm'ă-bĕl hār sin'drōm)
A genetic disorder in which the hair, which is often silvery blond, is unruly and resists lying flat because of irregularly shaped hair shafts.
Synonym(s): spun glass hair.

uncombable hair syndrome

A rare disorder, typically identified in childhood, in which hair grows in unruly bundles, sometimes called a “spun glass arrangement.” The hair is dry, shiny, or blond, and easily broken. Cross-sectioning often reveals a triangular or grooved shaft. The condition is often associated with other birth defects.
Synonym: spun glass hair syndrome See: pili trianguli et canaliculi
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"The different properties of hair among persons of African ancestry and those of European ancestry may explain, in part, the different clinical consequences of PADI3 mutations in CCCA and in the uncombable hair syndrome," they wrote.
Wynter Seymour has uncombable hair syndrome, which is thought to affect just 100 people worldwide and is believed to have counted Albert Einstein as a sufferer.
Uncombable hair syndrome is a condition that is characterised by dry, frizzy hair that cannot be combed flat.
Eighteen-month-old Taylor McGowan has been inflicted by a rare condition called Uncombable Hair Syndrome that was previously diagnosed in only 100 people worldwide till date.
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UNCOMBABLE HAIR SYNDROME This is another illness which sounds like a childhood excuse, but is a genuine medical phenomenon.
Uitto also noted that uncombable hair syndrome, a rare disorder not associated with alopecia or scarring, also has been associated with mutations in PAD 13.
It sounds like a childhood excuse, but Uncombable Hair Syndrome is a genuine medical phenomenon.
Uncombable Hair Syndrome It sounds like a childhood excuse, but Uncombable Hair Syndrome is a genuine medical phenomenon.