Hair: more than just an appendage

Authors

  • Harshitha Reddy Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India
  • Srikanth Shanmugam Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India
  • Manobalan Karunanandhan Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4529.IntJResDermatol20212559

Keywords:

Hypotrichosis, Hereditary hypotrichosis simplex, Ectodermal defects, Trichoscopy

Abstract

Hypotrichosis is a relatively common feature of a number of complex hereditary syndromes. However, the isolated variant, called hereditary hypotrichosis simplex (HHS), is uncommon. We present a 4 years old child and his father who presented to us with features suggestive of HHS. No other associated ectodermal and systemic abnormalities were noted.

Author Biography

Srikanth Shanmugam, Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India

Professor, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry

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Published

2021-06-24

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