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monilethrix

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Sunday 17 April 2005

Autosomal dominant disease.

Synopsis

- alopecia
- perifollicular hyperkeratosis
- microscopy: beaded hair

Etiology

- mutations in the hair cortex keratin genes KRTHB1 (MIM.602153) or KTHB6 (MIM.601928)

See also

- KRTHs