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Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis

Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis is available below.

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Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: Complications

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Definitions of Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis:

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

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More information about Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis

  1. Marie Unna congenital hypotrichosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
 

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