Woolly hair syndrome

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Woolly hair syndrome

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The terms "Woolly hair syndrome" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Uncombable hair syndrome with a woolly hair nevus.
 

Author(s): Suchetha Subba Swamy, B C Ravikumar, K N Vinay, D P Yashovardhana, Archit Aggarwal

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;83(1):87-88.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Compound heterozygosity for non-sense and mis-sense mutations in desmoplakin underlies skin fragility/woolly hair syndrome.
 

Author(s): Neil V Whittock, Hong Wan, Susan M Morley, Maria C Garzon, Leonard Kristal, Patrice Hyde, W H Irwin McLean, Leena Pulkkinen, Juoni Uitto, Angela M Christiano, Robin A J Eady, John A McGrath

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2002 Feb;118(2):232-8.

 

The constitutive desmosomal plaque protein desmoplakin plays a vital part in keratinocyte adhesion in linking the transmembranous desmosomal cadherins to the cytoplasmic keratin filament network. Recently, mutations in desmoplakin have been shown to underlie some cases of the autosomal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The genes for Noonan's syndrome, woolly hair and ulerythema ophryogenes.
 

Author(s): J L Burton

Journal: Postgrad Med J. 1992 Jul;68(801):595.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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