Monilethrix

Known as: Congenital beaded hair, hair beaded, Hairs, Nodose 
Rare autosomal dominant disorder of the hair shaft. The clinical features of the disease include HYPOTRICHOSIS, dry, and/or brittle hair, with… (More)
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2011
2011
In literature many different therapies are proposed to treat Monilethrix, but a definitive therapy still doe not exist. We… (More)
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2007
2007
Monilethrix is a rare cause of hair loss. We present a case of a 44-year-old female, in whom dermoscopy enabled a rapid diagnosis… (More)
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2006
2006
The gene encoding human desmoglein 4 (DSG4) was recently cloned, and a mutation in this gene has been reported in several… (More)
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2005
2005
Monilethrix is a rare hereditary disorder that affects the hair and is characterized by shaft anomaly. There is no known… (More)
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2005
2005
M onilethrix (MIM #158 000) is an autosomal dominant hair disorder that can cause scarring alopecia in affected individuals. Nail… (More)
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2003
2003
Mutations in the hair keratins hHb1 and hHb6 have been recently reported to cause monilethrix, an autosomal dominant hair shaft… (More)
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1997
1997
Pathogenic mutations in a large number of human epithelial keratins have been well characterized. However, analogous mutations in… (More)
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1996
1996
Monilethrix is a rare inherited defect of the hair shaft resulting in hair fragility and dystrophic alopecia. In contrast to… (More)
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1991
1991
We report a childhood case of monilethrix in which oral etretinate was given. Clinically, the cosmetic benefit was marginal… (More)
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1984
1984
Characteristic moniliform hairs of monilethrix were ultrastructurally examined. By scanning electron microscope, nodes and… (More)
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