Disease Information for Trichorrhexis nodosa

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dry brittle hair/Lank lifeless hair
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Hair shaft/nodes frayed breakpoints
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Trichorrhexis nodosa
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
CLASS/Hair involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Characteristic hair shaft deformities
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Bamboo hair, Bamboo hair (disorder), Clastothrix, Clastothrix (disorder), nodosa trichorrhexis, Trichoclasis, trichorrhexis nodosa, Synonym/Bamboo hair, Synonym/Clastothrix, Synonym/Trichoclasia
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Constitutional/No definitive treatment
Definition

Trichorrhexis nodosa, psychomotor retardation, and microcephaly in association with hair deficient in high-sulfur proteins.

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