Scalp Hair

Some articles on scalp hair, hair:

Clouston's Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia
... caused by mutations in a connexin gene, GJB6 or connexin-30, characterized by scalp hair that is wiry, brittle, and pale, often associated with patchy alopecia ... Sparse scalp hair and dysplastic nails are seen early in life ... In infancy, scalp hair is wiry, brittle, patchy, and pale progressive hair loss may lead to total alopecia by puberty ...

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