atrichia


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atrichia

[ā′trik·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Any congenital or acquired condition in which hair is essentially absent.
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Focal atrichia was positively correlated with advancing stage of AGA.
Other findings observed were peripilar brown halo (7.4%), focal atrichia (63%), double-hair units (18%), honeycomb pigmentation (30%), white dots (15%) and short vellus hair (26%), respectively.
Unusual presentation of atrichia with papular lesions.
The molecular basis of congenital atrichia in humans and mice: mutations in the hairless gene.
CONCLUSION: According to present knowledge no treatment option is available to stimulate hair growth in papular atrichia (3).