Brittle Hair

Some articles on brittle hair, hair:

Sabinas Brittle Hair Syndrome - Characteristics
... Symptoms include brittle hair, mild mental retardation and nail dysplasia ... The principal biochemical features of the illness are reduced hair cystine levels, increased copper/zinc ratio, and presence of arginosuccinic acid in the blood and urine ... The key finding is brittle hair with low sulfur content, but alternating dark and light bands under polarizing microscopy, trichoschisis, and absent or defective cuticle are additional important clues for ...
IBIDS Syndrome
... with congenital ichthyosis, Tay syndrome or sulfur-deficient brittle hair syndrome, was first described by Tay in 1971 ... growth and mental retardation, progeria-like faces, and brittle hair ... The association of ichthyosis, brittle hair, intellectual impairment, decreased fertility, and short stature has been given the acronym IBIDS syndrome ...

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