Brittle hair

Known as: Fragilitas crinium, hair brittle 
Fragile, easily breakable hair, i.e., with reduced tensile strength. [DDD:cmoss]
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1944-2017
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2008
2008
A two year-old male child presented with cutis marmorata congenita universalis, brittle hair, mild mental retardation, and finger… (More)
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2006
2006
We examined hair from 15 patients with trichothiodystrophy (TTD), a rare inherited disorder with brittle, cystine-deficient hair… (More)
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2005
2005
The brittle hair syndrome (BHS) is characterized by short stature, intellectual impairment, brittle hair, and decreased fertility… (More)
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2004
2004
The term “trichothiodystrophy” (TTD) covers several autosomal recessive diseases whose diagnostic hallmark is short, brittle hair… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Hox genes are usually expressed temporally and spatially in a colinear manner with respect to their positions in the Hox complex… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The sun-sensitive form of the severe neurodevelopmental, brittle hair disorder trichothiodystrophy (TTD) is caused by point… (More)
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1996
1996
BACKGROUND The biochemical bases for fragility in most of the rare brittle hair shaft syndromes are unknown. The hypothesis being… (More)
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1986
1986
We studied the response to UV irradiation in cells from four patients, from three apparently unrelated families, affected by… (More)
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1980
1980
Trichothiodystrophy, or sulfur-deficient brittle hair, is a clinical marker for a neuroectodermal symptom complex that usually… (More)
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1976
1976
We have presented 2 affected sibs-a male and female-with unaffected parents and sib from a small remote northern Mexican village… (More)
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