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Slow-growing scalp hair

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HPO: HP:0100038


Scalp hair whose growth is slower than normal. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVSlow-growing scalp hair

Conditions with this feature

Ectodermal dysplasia with natal teeth, Turnpenny type
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Disease or Syndrome
A rare disorder with manifestation of hypo or oligodontia and acanthosis nigricans. It has been described in four generations of one family. Onset generally occurs during adolescence. Some patients are born with multiple teeth. Hair anomalies (sparse body and scalp hair) also reported. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Recent clinical studies


Fujisawa T, Fukao T, Shimomura Y, Seishima M
J Dermatol 2014 Jun;41(6):514-7. doi: 10.1111/1346-8138.12511. PMID: 24909213

Clinical prediction guides

Vaidya S, Risbud M, Kshar A, Ramdurg P
Indian J Dent Res 2013 Jul-Aug;24(4):502-6. doi: 10.4103/0970-9290.118373. PMID: 24047847

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