A New Case of Hairy Elbows Syndrome (Hypertrichosis Cubiti)

  title={A New Case of Hairy Elbows Syndrome (Hypertrichosis Cubiti)},
  author={P. Escalonilla and A. Aguilar and M. Gallego and E. Piqu{\'e} and M. Fari{\~n}a and L. Requena},
  journal={Pediatric Dermatology},
  • P. Escalonilla, A. Aguilar, +3 authors L. Requena
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Abstract: Hypertrichosis cubiti, also named hairy elbows syndrome (HES), is an uncommon variety of congenital, circumscribed hypertrichosis in which a remarkable amount of long vellus hair is localized on the extensor surfaces of the upper extremities. Usually, this condition appears in infancy, increases during early childhood, and regresses spontaneously at puberty. The mode of inheritance is not elucidated, and the condition presents in a sporadic or familial form. In most patients HES is… CONTINUE READING
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