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Frontotemporal hypertrichosis

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HPO: HP:0032313


Excessive, increased hair growth located in the region of the forehead and temple. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVFrontotemporal hypertrichosis

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Gillessen-Kaesbach-Nishimura syndrome
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Disease or Syndrome
Gillessen-Kaesbach-Nishimura syndrome is an autosomal recessive multiple congenital anomaly disorder characterized by skeletal dysplasia, dysmorphic facial features, and variable visceral abnormalities, including polycystic kidneys, diaphragmatic hernia, lung hypoplasia, and congenital heart defects. It may be lethal in utero or early in life. The disorder is at the severe end of the phenotypic spectrum of congenital disorders of glycosylation (summary by Tham et al., 2016).

Recent clinical studies


Benmously Mlika R, Ben Hamida M, Hammami H, Dorbani Ben Thabet I, Rouatbi M, Mokhtar I
J Cosmet Laser Ther 2013 Aug;15(4):217-8. Epub 2013 Mar 6 doi: 10.3109/14764172.2013.764434. PMID: 23463948

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