A family with diffuse partial woolly hair

Anthony Ormerod, R A Main, M L Ryder, D W Gregory

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We report a family of six individuals with an abnormality of scalp hair characterized by shorter, finer, kinky hairs interspersed with normal hair, throughout the scalp. The abnormality had gone unnoticed in four of the six individuals. Two complained of thinning of the scalp hair.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)401-405
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1987


  • Adult
  • Female
  • Hair
  • Hair Diseases
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Microscopy, Electron, Scanning
  • Pedigree


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