Pili annulati

Common Name(s)

Pili annulati, Ringed hair disease

Pili annulati, or 'ringed hair,' is a disorder in which scalp hairs show alternating light and dark bands. It is often an incidental finding, and the hair usually does not show increased fragility ({3:Green et al., 2004}). See also pseudopili annulati ({613241}), a distinct entity.
 

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Pili annulati--what about racial distribution?
 

Author(s): Filipa Osório, Antonella Tosti

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Pili annulati is a rare hair shaft abnormality and, as far as we know, there are no published data on pili annulati's racial distribution. To our knowledge, this is the first case reported in an African-American patient.

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2012

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Concomitant manifestation of pili annulati and alopecia areata: coincidental rather than true association.
 

Author(s): Kathrin A Giehl, Matthias Schmuth, Antonella Tosti, David A De Berker, Alexander Crispin, Hans Wolff, Jorge Frank

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2011 Jun;91(4):459-62.

 

The autosomal dominantly inherited hair disorder pili annulati is characterized by alternating light and dark bands of the hair shaft. Concomitant manifestation of pili annulati with alopecia areata has been reported previously on several occasions. However, no systematic evaluation ...

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2011

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A gene locus responsible for the familial hair shaft abnormality pili annulati maps to chromosome 12q24.32-24.33.
 

Author(s): Kathrin A Giehl, Gertrud N Eckstein, Anna Benet-Pagès, Antonella Tosti, David A R de Berker, Thomas Meitinger, Bertram Müller-Myhsok, Tim M Strom

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2004 Dec;123(6):1073-7.

 

Pili annulati, a rare hair shaft abnormality with a characteristic shiny appearance due to alternating light and dark bands of the hair, is assumed to be inherited in an autosomal dominant mode with high penetrance. A locus for pili annulati has not been found yet. We identified one ...

Last Updated: 21 Dec 2004

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