Reduced Hair Sulphur in a Recessive Syndrome of “brittle” Hair, Short Stature, Intellectual Impairment and Decreased Fertility

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Structural abnormalities of the hair are found in patients with chromosomal defects and certain other hereditary disorders. During a study of an Amish population in northern Indiana, 25 members of a kindred were found to have abnormal “brittle” hair. Hair from 20 affected individuals was studied by scanning electronmicroscopy (SEM), polarizing microscopy… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197404000-00613

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