Hypertrichosis Lanuginosa Congenita

  title={Hypertrichosis Lanuginosa Congenita},
  author={V. Mendiratta and B. Harjai and T. Gupta},
  journal={Pediatric Dermatology},
  • V. Mendiratta, B. Harjai, T. Gupta
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Abstract:  Hypertrichosis lanuginosa congenita is a rare, autosomal dominant cutaneous disorder with sporadic presentations reported. It manifests at birth with the affected infant presenting with excessive lanugo hair covering the entire body surface, sparing palms, soles, and mucous membranes. The hypertrichosis may increase or decrease during childhood, but the lanugo character of hairs may be retained even after puberty. The disorder may be associated with several other congenital defects… CONTINUE READING
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