An autosomal dominant form of hereditary hypotrichosis simplex maps to 18p11.32–p11.23 in an Italian family

@article{Baumer2000AnAD,
  title={An autosomal dominant form of hereditary hypotrichosis simplex maps to 18p11.32–p11.23 in an Italian family},
  author={Alessandra Baumer and Serena Belli and Ralph M Tr{\"u}eb and Albert A. Schinzel},
  journal={European Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={2000},
  volume={8},
  pages={443-448}
}
We report on a three-generation Italian family with dominant transmission of a form of hereditary hypotrichosis simplex (HHS). The nine affected adults presented with sparse, thin and short hair. Somewhat less sparse and longer hair was observed in the two affected young children in the third generation. Reduced hair growth affected the scalp and body, although normal eyelashes, eyebrows and growth of men's beards were observed. No associated abnormality was detected and the overall psychomotor… CONTINUE READING

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