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Isolated anterior cervical hypertrichosis

Disease definition

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


  • Synonym(s):
    • Hairy throat syndrome
    • Tsukahara-Kajii syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: L68.2
  • OMIM: 600457
  • UMLS: C1838123
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 8438
  • MedDRA: -

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