pili trianguli et canaliculi


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Related to pili trianguli et canaliculi: Uncombable hair syndrome, Cheveux Incoiffables, 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

pili trianguli et canaliculi

A condition in which the hair shaft is triangular in cross-section and often has a groove; seen in children with uncombable hair syndrome.
See: uncombable hair syndrome
See also: pili