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Uncombable hair syndrome

Uncombable hair syndrome: Introduction

Uncombable hair syndrome: A syndrome which is characterised by an abnormality in the structure of hair resulting in it being uncombable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Uncombable hair syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Uncombable hair syndrome

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Uncombable hair syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Uncombable hair syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Uncombable hair syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Uncombable hair syndrome

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Definitions of Uncombable hair syndrome:

Uncombable hair syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Uncombable hair syndrome, or a subtype of Uncombable hair syndrome, 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 Uncombable hair syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Uncombable hair syndrome

  1. Uncombable hair syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
 

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