A gene for pili annulati maps to the telomeric region of chromosome 12q.

@article{Green2004AGF,
  title={A gene for pili annulati maps to the telomeric region of chromosome 12q.},
  author={Jack Green and Elizabeth B Fitzpatrick and David A. R. de Berker and Susan M. Forrest and Rodney D Sinclair},
  journal={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={123 6},
  pages={1070-2}
}
Pili annulati (PA) is a rare hair shaft disorder characterized by discrete banding of hairs. We studied two families with PA in which the disorder segregated in an autosomal dominant fashion. All family members were clinically examined and hair samples were examined under the light microscope. In family G, of 19 individuals examined, ten were affected, over three generations. In family B, there were three affected individuals of seven examined over three generations. A genome-wide scan of… CONTINUE READING