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Trichodysplasia-xeroderma syndrome

Disease definition

Trichodysplasia-xeroderma syndrome is an extremely rare, syndromic hair shaft anomaly characterized by sparse, coarse, brittle, excessively dry and slow-growing scalp hair, sparse axillary and pubic hair, sparse or absent eyelashes and eyebrows and dry skin. Hair shaft analysis shows pili torti, longitudinal splitting, grooves, peeling and scaling. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1987.

ORPHA:3361

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: 190360
  • UMLS: C1860822
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 5261
  • MedDRA: -

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