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Menkes disease


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Other Names for Menkes disease

  • Copper transport disease
  • Kinky hair disease
  • Kinky hair syndrome
  • MD
  • Menkea syndrome
  • Menkes syndrome
  • MK
  • MNK
  • Steely hair disease
  • Steely hair syndrome
  • Trichopoliodystrophy
  • X-linked copper deficiency
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