Orphanet: Hypertrichosis lanuginosa congenita
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Hypertrichosis lanuginosa congenita

Disease definition

Hypertrichosis lanuginosa congenita is a rare congenital skin disease characterized by the presence of 3 to 5cm long lanugo-type hair on the entire body, with the exception of palms, soles, and mucous membranes.

ORPHA:2222

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Hypertrichosis universalis
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q84.2
  • OMIM: 145700  145701  307150
  • UMLS: C0235864  C2936812
  • MeSH: C538389
  • GARD: 12754  2865
  • MedDRA: -
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