hypertrichosis universalis

hy·per·tri·cho·sis u·ni·ver·sa·'lis

[MIM*145700]
generalized excessive hair growth.
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The hair is caused by a one-in-abillion genetic condition known as hypertrichosis universalis.
The essay focuses on two 'hairy girls', the Gonzales sisters, who had a condition called hypertrichosis universalis that caused most of their bodies to be covered in hair.
Ferdinand's castle, Ambras, has since given the name to Gonsalus's condition: hypertrichosis universalis congenita, Ambras type (McCusick, 2004).