Skip navigation

Disease Hypertrichosis

Name Hypertrichosis
Synonym Hypertrichoses
Definition Excessive hair growth at inappropriate locations, such as on the extremities, the head, and the back. It is caused by genetic or acquired factors, and is an androgen-independent process. This concept does not include HIRSUTISM which is an androgen-dependent excess hair growth in WOMEN and CHILDREN.
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D006983
External Links

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hair Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hypertrichosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Hypertrichosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Acromegaloid facial appearance syndrome
  Amaurosis hypertrichosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Ambras syndrome Has associated genes
  Barber Say syndrome
  CAHMR syndrome
  Cantu syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cervical hypertrichosis neuropathy
  Cervical Hypertrichosis with Underlying Kyphoscoliosis
  Congenital hypertrichosis lanuginosa Has associated genes
  Facial Hypertrichosis
  Fibromatosis, Gingival, with Hypertrichosis and Mental Retardation
  Gorlin Chaudhry Moss syndrome
  Hairy Ears
  Hairy Ears, Y-Linked Has associated genes
  Hairy elbows
  Hairy nose tip
  Hypertrichosis, anterior cervical
  Hypertrichosis, Congenital Anterior Cervical, with Peripheral Sensory and Motor Neuropathy
  Hypertrichosis congenital generalized X-linked Has associated genes
  Hypertrichosis, hyperkeratosis, mental retardation, and distinctive facial features
  Hypertrichosis Terminalis, Generalized, with or without Gingival Hyperplasia Has associated genes
  Midphalangeal hair
  Muller Barth Menger syndrome
  Oliver-McFarlane syndrome
  Ramon Syndrome
  Schaap Taylor Baraitser syndrome
  Wiedemann Grosse Dibbern syndrome