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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Uncombable hair syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Pili trianguli et Canaliculi
  • Cheveux incoiffables
  • Unmanageable hair syndrome
  • Spun glass hair
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Your Questions Answered


2 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • My daughter has all symptoms of UHS. Do most children grow out of it? Is there any product that can help? And what age would she typically grow out of it? Lastly, should we get a test or visit the doctor to get a diagnosis? Click here for answer

  • My 3.5-year-old granddaughter has always had white, spun, coarse, dry, uneven hair. I would like to know more about a condition called uncombable hair syndrome. I understand that the hair follicles have an odd shape. Could you provide me with as much information as possible about this syndrome? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Pili trianguli et Canaliculi
  • Cheveux incoiffables
  • Unmanageable hair syndrome
  • Spun glass hair
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.