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Beaded hair

Beaded hair --> monilethrix

An autosomal dominant trichodystrophy in which brittle hairs show a series of constrictions, usually without a medulla.

Synonym: beaded hair, moniliform hair.

Origin: L. Monile, necklace, _ g. Thrix, hair

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The Fiber Disease

... with it. A white, yellowish substance. The ribbon is smaller than a hair. Also, there are tubes, most likely cellulose tubes, sometimes appear ... So, every time a lesion is present on the skin, fibers will form, beaded organisms will be present, and either algae or fungus exists. So, ...

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