Last Updated: 2019-08-26
Hair nodule disease, trichonodosis.
Nodular hair anomaly.
Cuticula defects lead to a reduction in intercellular cement substance and cortical cells. This weakening of the hair skeleton can lead to (incomplete) shaft fractures.
- Ectodermal dysplasias
- Keratosis follicularis
Syndromes, like: Menkes, Bjoernstad and Netherton syndrome and ichthyosis congenita
Dry, dull hair. Nodular, light distensions are often visible.
No therapy possible.
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