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Pili multigemini: A rare disorder where more than one hair exists in a single hair follicle. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pili multigemini is available below.
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Pili multigemini is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Pili multigemini, or a subtype of Pili multigemini,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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