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Accession:DOID:0050472 term browser browse the term
Definition:Rare autosomal dominant disorder of the hair shaft. The clinical features of the disease include HYPOTRICHOSIS, dry, and/or brittle hair, with varying degrees of ALOPECIA. Mutations in the hair-specific keratin genes KRTHB1, KRTHB3, or KRTHB6 are associated with monilethrix. Autosomal recessive monilethrix with limited HYPOTRICHOSIS are also known. Mutations in Dsg4, Liph, and P2ry5 protein genes are associated with the recessive form of monilethrix.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: MNLIX;   Monilethrices;   Nodose Hair;   Nodose Hairs
 primary_id: MESH:D056734
 alt_id: OMIM:158000;   RDO:0002184
 xref: GARD:93;   NCI:C84894
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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Krt81 keratin 81 JBrowse link 7 143,107,901 143,113,006 RGD:7240710
G Krt83 keratin 83 JBrowse link 7 143,078,996 143,085,833 RGD:7240710
G Krt86 keratin 86 JBrowse link 7 143,122,285 143,128,932 RGD:7240710

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  disease 15619
    sensory system disease 4674
      skin disease 2461
        Genetic Skin Diseases 752
          monilethrix 3
            Trueb Burg Bottani Syndrome 0
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  disease 15619
    Developmental Diseases 8737
      Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities 7519
        genetic disease 7008
          monogenic disease 4561
            autosomal genetic disease 3515
              autosomal dominant disease 2079
                monilethrix 3
                  Trueb Burg Bottani Syndrome 0
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