Pili torti and sensorineural hearing loss. A follow-up of Bjørnstad's original patients and a review of the literature.

  • Edgar Selvaag
  • Published 2000 in European journal of dermatology : EJD


In 1965, Bjørnstad described 8 patients with pili torti, of whom five also suffered from hearing loss. The combination of these two findings was later coined Bjørnstad's syndrome. Typically, these patients develop hair loss in the first two years of life, while the hearing deficit may become evident in the first three to four years of life. However… (More)


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