Menkes Kinky Hair Syndrome

Known as: Kinky Hair Disease, Menkes' Disease, Congenital Hypocupremia 
An inherited disorder of copper metabolism transmitted as an X-linked trait and characterized by the infantile onset of HYPOTHERMIA, feeding… (More)

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2012
2012
Menkes kinky hair disease is a rare X-linked recessive disease nearly exclusively affecting males who present at 2-3 months of… (More)
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2001
2001
Menkes' Kinky Hair Syndrome (MKHS) comprises an array of clinical manifestations including hair shaft abnormalities, epidermal… (More)
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1993
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1993
Wilson disease (WD) is an autosomal recessive disorder of copper transport, resulting in copper accumulation and toxicity to the… (More)
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1993
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1993
Menkes disease is an X–linked disorder of copper transport characterized by progressive neurological degeneration and death in… (More)
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1987
1987
Menkes kinky hair syndrome is an X-linked neurodegenerative disorder, causing tissue-specific increases in copper and… (More)
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1984
1984
A patient with Menkes' syndrome is reported. This patient has survived to the age of six years without mental retardation, and… (More)
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1984
1984
In the untreated infant with Menkes Kinky Hair Syndrome, copper concentrations in brain and liver are deficient, while excessive… (More)
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1984
1984
The recognition of Menkes' kinky hair syndrome, trichopoliodystrophy, may present problems in the early neonatal period. The… (More)
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1977
1977
A male infant with Menkes Kinky Hair Syndrome was treated with a 3-week course of cupric acetate infusions, which was terminated… (More)
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1976
1976
The kinky hair syndrome (KHS) is an X-linked defect of copper transport in man. An animal model is available in mutants at the X… (More)
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