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Isolated anterior cervical hypertrichosis

Synonym(s) Hairy throat syndrome
Tsukahara-Kajii syndrome
Prevalence <1 / 1 000 000
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
or Autosomal recessive
Age of onset Childhood
  • L68.2
MeSH -
MedDRA -


Disease definition

Anterior cervical hypertrichosis is a rare form of localised hypertrichosis characterised by hair growth near the laryngeal prominence during childhood.


This isolated anomaly has been described in around 20 individuals.

Genetic counseling

Transmission may be autosomal recessive or dominant with variable penetrance.

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