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What is Bamboo hair?

What is Bamboo hair?

  • Bamboo hair: A defect in the hair shaft. The hair shafts have nodules which are weak points at which the hair can break off easily. This results in the hair having a poor, damaged overall look. The anomaly is associated with conditions such as hypothyroidism or Netherton's syndrome.

Bamboo hair: Introduction

How serious is Bamboo hair?

Prognosis of Bamboo hair: The symptoms can be improved significantly by treating the hair gently.
Complications of Bamboo hair: see complications of Bamboo hair

What causes Bamboo hair?

Causes of Bamboo hair: see causes of Bamboo hair

What are the symptoms of Bamboo hair?

Symptoms of Bamboo hair: see symptoms of Bamboo hair

Complications of Bamboo hair: see complications of Bamboo hair

Bamboo hair: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bamboo hair.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bamboo hair: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bamboo hair.
Treatments for Bamboo hair: see treatments for Bamboo hair

Name and Aliases of Bamboo hair

Main name of condition: Bamboo hair

Other names or spellings for Bamboo hair:

Clastothrix, Trichorrhexis nodosa Source - Diseases Database


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