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Glossary for Trichorrhexis nodosa syndrome

  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Mental retardation: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, hypogonadism, diabetes and facial and skull abnormalities.
  • Pollitt syndrome: A rare condition characterized by brittle hair, mental and growth retardation as well as various other abnormalities. The hair is brittle because due to the reduced amount of sulfur in it and the formation of weak spots (nodes) along it which results in it breaking off easily.
  • Poor growth: Poor body growth or delayed physical development.
  • Psychomotor retardation: Psychomotor retardation refers to a slowing of physical movement and speech and activity caused by a mental health or emotional condition, such as depression.
  • Small head: The occurrence of a head which is smaller than normal
  • Trichothiodystrophy-neurocutaneous Syndrome: A rare condition characterized by brittle hair, mental and growth retardation as well as various other abnormalities. The hair is brittle because due to the reduced amount of sulfur in it and the formation of weak spots (nodes) along it which results in it breaking off easily.
  • Trichothiodystrophy-neurotrichocutaneous Syndrome of Pollitt: A rare condition characterized by brittle hair, mental and growth retardation as well as various other abnormalities. The hair is brittle because due to the reduced amount of sulfur in it and the formation of weak spots (nodes) along it which results in it breaking off easily.

 

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