Mental retardation associated with skin and hair
Hair Defect with Photosensitivity and Mental Retardation.
Three cases have been described
(three sisters). Autosomal recessive.
Include stubby, coarse, sparse, fragile scalp
hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows; photosensitivity; mental
retardation was described as nonprogressive. Decreased body hair and recurrent infections have been
The features of the syndrome do not
suggest that any specific precautions are necessary.
Calderon R, Gonalez-Cantu N: Kinky hair, photosensitivity, broken
eyebrows and eyelashes and non-progressive mental retardation. J Pediatr