Hairy Elbows

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Hairy Elbows

Hairy elbows is a rare form of localized hypertrichosis. The lanugo type of hair usually appears in infancy, becomes coarser during early childhood, and regresses at adolescence (summary by {6:Visser et al., 2002}).
 

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The terms "Hairy Elbows" returned 5 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Whole exome sequencing reveals a MLL de novo mutation associated with mild developmental delay and without 'hairy elbows': expanding the phenotype of Wiedemann-Steiner syndrome.
 

Author(s): Dora Steel, Vincenzo Salpietro, Rahul Phadke, Matthew Pitt, Giulia Gentile, Ahmed Massoud, Leigh Batten, Anu Bashamboo, Ken Mcelreavey, Anand Saggar, Maria Kinali

Journal: J. Genet.. 2015 Dec;94(4):755-8.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Hairy elbows - A case study.
 

Author(s): Pablo Fernandez-Crehuet, Ricardo Ruiz-Villaverde, Jose Luis Fernandez-Crehuet Serrano

Journal: Aust Fam Physician. 2013 Nov;42(11):801-2.

 

A boy aged 6 years was referred to our clinic for evaluation of the presence of fair, thin hair on both of his elbows. This condition had first been observed when he was 2 years of age and the hair had subsequently increased in length and thickness (Figure 1). He had a history of ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Hypertrichosis cubiti (hairy elbows syndrome)].
 

Author(s): E León-Muiños, B Monteagudo, M Cabanillas, O Suárez-Amor, E Bermúdez

Journal: An Pediatr (Barc). 2009 Dec;71(6):568-9.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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