hypotrichosis 11

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hypotrichosis 11 

DERMATOLOGY

An autosomal dominant form (OMIM:615059) of hypotrichosis* involving the scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes, as well as axillary and body hair, but sparing the pubic hair.

*A condition characterised by less than the normal amount of hair and abnormal hair follicles and shafts, which are thin and atrophic. 

Molecular pathology Defects of SNRPE, which encodes a protein that plays a role in hair development, cause hypotrichosis 11.  

References http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/P62304

http://www.omim.org/entry/615059

 

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