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Congenital hypertrichosis (were wolf syndrome): a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22828564     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hypertrichosis is abnormal increase in body hair, when it becomes extensive known as Were Wolf Syndrome. Any part of body can be affected and body hairs are longer and darker. Hairs may be of any type like lanugo, vellous or terminal. It may be present since birth or may occur later in life. A 8 years old boy was admitted in our hospital with excess body hair, he was diagnosed as a case of Were Wolf syndrome after excluding possible acquired causes of hypertrichosis. He had history of delayed developmental milestone and has been suffering from epilepsy. He was treated with developmental stimulation and anti epileptic drug. Then he was discharged after proper counseling.
Authors:
S T Alam; M M Rahman; S Akhter; M A Hossain; K A Islam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1022-4742     ISO Abbreviation:  Mymensingh Med J     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9601799     Medline TA:  Mymensingh Med J     Country:  Bangladesh    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  567-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dr Syeda Tabassum Alam, Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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