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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… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
The hair shaft is a unique structure composed of an inner cortex and a protective outer cuticle. Any defects in this normal… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Videodermoscopy of hair and scalp (trichoscopy) is gaining popularity as a valuable tool in differential diagnosis of hair loss… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The human keratin family comprises 54 members, 28 type I and 26 type II. Out of the 28 type I keratins, 17 are epithelial and 11… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Localized autosomal recessive hypotrichosis (LAH) is a recently defined disorder characterized by fragile, short, sparse hairs on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Monilethrix is a structural defect of the hair shaft usually inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion and caused by mutations… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The gene encoding human desmoglein 4 (DSG4) was recently cloned, and a mutation in this gene has been reported in several… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Monilethrix (MIM #158 000) is an autosomal dominant hair disorder that can cause scarring alopecia in affected individuals.1 Nail… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Pathogenic mutations in a large number of human epithelial keratins have been well characterized. However, analogous mutations in… Expand
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1963
1963
  • Peter Gortvai
  • Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and…
  • 1963
  • Corpus ID: 11157784
Charcot (1877) described some aspects of the typical deformities of the hands and feet seen in Parkinson's disease. He likened… Expand
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Highly Cited
1962
Highly Cited
1962
In two generations of the G. family, five males suffered from a cerebral degenerative disorder characterized by ( 1 ) peculiar… Expand
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