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What is Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis?

What is Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis?

  • Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: A rare inherited condition characterized by hair loss that starts during childhood. Women tend to have normal thickness hair that doesn't grow very long and loss of hair on other parts of the body such as eyelashes. Nail and teeth growth is also usually limited.

Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis, or a subtype of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: Introduction

Types of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis:

Broader types of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis:

How serious is Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis?

Complications of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: see complications of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis

What causes Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis?

Causes of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: see causes of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis

What are the symptoms of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis?

Symptoms of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: see symptoms of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis

Complications of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: see complications of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis

Onset of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: childhood

Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis.
Treatments for Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: see treatments for Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis

Name and Aliases of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis

Main name of condition: Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis

Other names or spellings for Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis:

hereditary hypotrichosis, Unna, MUHH, Hypotrichosis, Marie Unna type, Marie Unna hereditary hypotrichosis

Hypotrichosis, Marie Unna type, MUHH, Marie Unna hereditary hypotrichosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: Related Conditions

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