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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Other Names for this Disease
  • Nodose hair
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  • My daughter has monilethrix. Are there any clinical trials underway for this disorder? Any stem cell research? Is there is anything out there that might help, now or in the future?    
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  • I have monilethrix. My husband and I would like to start a family but we don't want to pass on the gene responsible for this condition. Is there anything that we can do to stop this from happening? Click here for answer

  • What is known about monilethrix?  I was told that there isn't a cure.  Is there any research being done to discover a cure?  What type of treatment is currently available? Click here for answer