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Pili torti

Pili torti: Introduction

Pili torti: Twisted fragile hair shaft - usually a genetic condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pili torti is available below.

Symptoms of Pili torti

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Causes of Pili torti

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Disease Topics Related To Pili torti

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Misdiagnosis and Pili torti

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pili torti

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Definitions of Pili torti:

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


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