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  • Menkes
  • [ 7 ] Menkes had reported 5 male infants in a family of English-Irish heritage who were affected with a distinctive syndrome of neurologic degeneration, peculiar hair, and failure to thrive. (medscape.com)
  • Chan, W. Y. & Rennert, O. M. (1980a) Comparative study of Menkes' and Wilson's disease. (springer.com)
  • Nails
  • I had a good amount of hair loss (have been on various mixes of biologics and Imuran), but I also found biotin supplements (Nature's Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails Gummis) to help. (healingwell.com)
  • A cutaneous condition is any medical condition that affects the integumentary system-the organ system that encloses the body and includes skin, hair, nails, and related muscle and glands. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conditions of the human integumentary system constitute a broad spectrum of diseases, also known as dermatoses, as well as many nonpathologic states (like, in certain circumstances, melanonychia and racquet nails). (wikipedia.org)
  • pili torti
  • Carrier female patients may have only a hair-shaft abnormality (ie, pili torti). (medscape.com)
  • Copper-dependent metalloenzymes relevant to the clinical phenotype include tyrosinase (pigmentation of skin and hair), lysyl oxidase (elastin and collagen cross-linking), ascorbate oxidase (skeletal development), monoamine oxidase (possibly responsible for pili torti), superoxide dismutase (free-radical detoxification), dopamine beta-hydroxylase (catecholamine production), peptidyl-glycine alpha-amidating mono-oxygenase (bioactivation of peptide hormones), and cytochrome c oxidase (electron transport and possibly responsible for hypothermia). (medscape.com)
  • I asked the dermatologist especially about pili torti and he simply said I don't have this and that nothing can be done against my twisted hairs. (medhelp.org)
  • tinea capitis
  • Vazquez-Lopez F, Palacios-Garcia L, Argenziano G. Dermoscopic corkscrew hairs dissolve after successful therapy of Trichophyton violaceum tinea capitis: a case report. (springer.com)
  • Skin
  • A hair is a strand of corneous nature typical of all mammals that covers the outer part of the skin, called epidermis. (botanical-online.com)
  • Every hair is a filament of keratinous nature that grows on the outside of the skin or epidermis of all mammals . (botanical-online.com)
  • Skin diseases are directly responsible for the health of the hair. (botanical-online.com)
  • The clinical phenotype is marked by fine silvery wiry hair, doughy skin, connective-tissue disturbances, and progressive neurologic deterioration. (medscape.com)
  • Dry skin and hair is a common issue and may occur more often in the winter when cold air outside and heated air inside cause low humidity. (medhelp.org)
  • Keeping your hair and skin moisturized and drinking plenty of fluids may help. (medhelp.org)
  • Emphasis is given on a complete and thorough skin and hair examination, interaction with the patient, taking a detailed medical history, investigation if required and thereby prescribing appropriate medical treatment. (drnaiyabansalskinclinic.com)
  • Ecografía cutánea Facial Práctica" (2013) ISBN 1492994545 Alfageme F., Cerezo E., Roustan G., "Real-Time Elastography in Inflammatory Skin Diseases: A Primer.Ultrasound" in Medicine & Biology, Volume 41, Issue 4, Supplement, April 2015, Pages S82-S83. (wikipedia.org)
  • In particular, Fuchs researches skin stem cells, and their production of hair and skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cell biologist Elaine Fuchs has spent a prestigious career studying various aspects of skin and hair, garnering many awards and contributing to science and society in ways that are hard to enumerate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her research has not only shed light on the diseases affecting skin tissues, but indeed on aspects of skin growth and regeneration that touch many other disciplines and areas of science including stem cell research, cancer research, tissue repair and regeneration. (wikipedia.org)
  • While only a small number of skin diseases account for most visits to the physician, thousands of skin conditions have been described. (wikipedia.org)
  • The two main types of human skin are glabrous skin, the nonhairy skin on the palms and soles (also referred to as the "palmoplantar" surfaces), and hair-bearing skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases of the skin include skin infections and skin neoplasms (including skin cancer). (wikipedia.org)
  • epidermis
  • In the embryo, the epidermis, hair, and glands are from the ectoderm, which is chemically influenced by the underlying mesoderm that forms the dermis and subcutaneous tissues. (wikipedia.org)
  • hypertrichosis
  • Excessive hair growth within or on the ear is known medically as auricular hypertrichosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some men, particularly in the male population of India, have coarse hair growth along the lower portion of the helix, a condition referred to as "having hairy pinnae" (hypertrichosis lanuginosa acquisita). (wikipedia.org)
  • Severe hypertrichosis of the external ear during minoxidil therapy, where excessive hair covers the ears, may cause ear canal occlusion, potentially resulting in partial or complete deafness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nasal hair Hair disease Black hairy tongue Hypertrichosis W. Steven Pray. (wikipedia.org)
  • hirsutism
  • Similarly, the drug showed disappointing results in the treatment of hirsutism, with a distinct hair reduction occurring in only a limited percentage of cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • excessive
  • The practice of drying the hair with a too hot dryer, drying it with a rough towel while doing a lot of pressure, using too brisk brushing combs or inappropriate brushes, excessive stretching of the hair, etc. are practices that lead to a poor state of your hair. (botanical-online.com)
  • These defects are usually triggered by the excessive use of hair treatments and styling products. (blogspot.com)
  • Sebaceous
  • Since the internal part has sebaceous glands and nerves that connect it to the rest of the organism, the health of the hair depends not only on itself but on the general health of the whole body . (botanical-online.com)