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Glossary for Coarse hair

Medical terms related to Coarse hair or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acrofacial dysostosis Catania form: One of a group of disorders characterized by defective limb and facial development. The Catania form is very rare.
  • Amaurosis hypertrichosis: A rare syndrome characterized by severe retinal dystrophy and excessive growth of hair.
  • Angiokeratoma -- mental retardation -- coarse face: A rare inherited genetic syndrome characterized by mental retardation, coarse facial features and capillary hemangiomas.
  • Arthrogryposis -- epileptic seizures -- migrational brain disorder: A rare disorder characterized by congenital joint contractures, epileptic seizures and brain development abnormalities. It can be caused by fetal exposure to alcohol or chemical products.
  • Bjornstad syndrome: An inherited condition characterized by twisted hairs and nerve deafness.
  • Björnstad Syndrome:
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brittle hair: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of brittle hair
  • Chondrodystrophia calcificans congenita: A rare genetic disorder characterized by growth deficiency, short limbs, large skin pores, sparse hair and other abnormalities.
  • Chondrodystrophia punctata, autosomal dominant: A rare genetic disorder characterized by growth deficiency, short limbs, large skin pores, sparse hair and other abnormalities.
  • Coarse hair in children: Coarse hair in children refers to a child's hair that is thicker and more bristly than average.
  • Coleman Randall syndrome: A rare condition (one reported case) characterized by deafness, underdeveloped gonads, pili torti and a deficiency of growth and luteinizing hormone.
  • Congenital hypotrichosis milia: A rare inherited disorder characterized by reduced hair from birth and the development of numerous milia which tend to disappear by adolescence. The milia occur on the face, chest, armpits and genital area.
  • Conradi-Huenermann Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by growth deficiency, short limbs, large skin pores, sparse hair and other abnormalities.
  • Conradi-Hunermann syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by growth deficiency, short limbs, large skin pores, sparse hair and other abnormalities.
  • Conradi-Hünermann Syndrome: A condition which affects the development of bone and cartilage
  • Craniolenticulosutural dysplasia: A rare syndrome characterized by skeletal defects and an unusual facial appearance consisting mainly of a prominent forehead, wide-set eyes, broad nose and a prominent forehead with a birthmark.
  • Deafness -- pili torti -hypogonadism: An inherited condition characterized by twisted hairs, hypogonadism and nerve deafness.
  • Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
  • Dry hair: A condition which is characterized by a dry texture to ones hair
  • Ectodermal dysplasia -- neurosensory deafness: A rare syndrome characterized by nerve deafness, abnormally bent fifth fingers, ectodermal dysplasia and scoliosis.
  • Ectodermal dysplasia, hypohidrotic, autosomal dominant: A very rare inherited disorder that affects the development of skin, hair, nails, teeth and sweat glands during the fetal stage.
  • Emery-Nelson syndrome: A rare condition characterized by a flat face and hand and foot abnormalities.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Faciodigitogenital syndrome, recessive form: A rare syndrome characterized by facial, digital and genital abnormalities.
  • Familial hypopituitarism: Impaired pituitary gland hormone-producing activity that tends to run in families. The failure of the pituitary gland in turn affects other hormone-producing glands which rely on the hormones from the pituitary gland for their activity. Symptoms are determined by the degree and type of hormone deficiency involved.
  • Familial hypothyroidism: Impaired thyroid activity that tends to run in families.
  • Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome: A rare disorder caused by fetal exposure to phenytoin (anticonvulsant drug) and resulting in various abnormalities.
  • Fryns macrocephaly: A rare syndrome characterized by a large head, seizures, spasticity, weakness and unusual facial appearance.
  • Gradual onset of coarse hair: Gradual onset of coarse hair is the slow development of hair that is thick and bristly.
  • Hair conditions: Any disorder the affects the hair
  • Hair defect photosensitivity mental retardation: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, sensitivity to light and sparse, fragile hair.
  • Hair defect with photosensitivity and mental retardation: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, sensitivity to light and sparse, fragile hair
  • Hair loss: Loss or thinning of head or body hair
  • Hair symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hair
  • Hay-Wells Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by ankyloblepharon, ectodermal dysplasia, and cleft lip and/or cleft palate.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hirsutism: A condition which is characterized by excessive body and facial hair
  • Hypocalcaemia: Decreased concentration of calcium in the blood.
  • Hypoparathyroidism familial isolated: A rare familial condition involving low levels of parathyroid hormone which upsets the body's ability to regulate calcium and phosphate. The severity of symptoms is determined by the how low the parathyroid hormone level is.
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti: A rare genetic skin pigmentation disorder characterized by eye, teeth, bone, nail and hair malformations as well as central nervous abnormalities and mental deficiency.
  • Keratoderma palmoplantaris transgrediens et progrediens: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by coarse hair and superficial horny growths on the palms and soles. Short fingers and thin nails have also been observed.
  • MPS 3 C: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) due to deficiency of an enzyme called acetyl-CoA:alpha-glucosamide N-acetyltransferase. Mucopolysaccharide levels build up and are then deposited in various tissues.
  • Macroepiphyseal dysplasia with osteoporosis, wrinkled skin, and aged appearance: A rare disorder characterized by osteoporosis, wrinkled skin, aged appearance and abnormal bone development.
  • Mikaelian syndrome: A rare disorder characterized mainly by permanently flexed fingers, deafness and hair and teeth abnormalities.
  • Moynahan syndrome III: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, defective tooth enamel, clubfoot, skin problems and a variety of other anomalies. Blisters tend to occur during the warmer months of the year.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Partington-Anderson syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by retarded growth before and after birth, developmental delay, small head and distinctive facial appearance.
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women.
  • Sanfilippo syndrome type A: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans). This occurs due to there being not enough of the enzyme called heparin sulfatase which is needed to break down the mucopolysacharides. The mucopolysaccharides are then deposited in various tissues.
  • Sanfilippo syndrome type B: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) due to deficiency of an enzyme called N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosaminidase. Mucopolysaccharide levels build up and are then deposited in various tissues.
  • Scalp symptoms: Symptoms of the scalp on the head
  • Sertoli-leydig cell tumors: A rare form of ovarian cancer where excessive male sex hormones are produced by the cancerous cells.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia -- dysmorphism: A rare inherited syndrome characterized by ataxia and unusual facial appearance.
  • Thickening of body hair: Thickening of body hair is a condition in which the body hair grows more profusely.
  • Thin hair: Normal hair fall is approximately 100-125 hair per day. True hair loss occurs when lost hairs are not regrown or when the daily hair shed exceeds 125 hairs
  • Thyroid hormone plasma membrane transport defect: Thyroid problems caused by a defect in the transport of a thyroid hormone called T4 (thyroxine) within the body. The thyroid produces excessive hormones to try to compensate for that inability of the body to utilize the hormone.
  • Tricho-onychic dysplasia: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by hair and nail abnormalities.
  • Trichodysplasia xeroderma: A rare disorder involving the skin and hair.
  • Uncombable hair syndrome: A syndrome which is characterised by an abnormality in the structure of hair resulting in it being uncombable
  • Varadi Papp syndrome: A syndrome characterised by deformities of the oral-facial-digital areas
  • Whelan syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps, finger abnormalities and hydronephrosis.

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