Hypertrichosis cubiti

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Hypertrichosis cubiti
Hairy right elbow

Hypertrichosis cubiti (also known as "hairy elbow syndrome"[1]) is a cutaneous condition characterized by multiple terminal hairs on both elbows in children.[1]

One known cause of hypertrichosis cubiti is Wiedemann-Steiner syndrome.[2][3]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.
  2. Jones WD, Dafou D, McEntagart M, Woollard WJ, Elmslie FV, Holder-Espinasse M, Irving M, Saggar AK, Smithson S, Trembath RC, Deshpande C, Simpson MA (2012). "De Novo Mutations in MLL Cause Wiedemann-Steiner Syndrome". Am J Hum Genet. 91: 358–64. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2012.06.008. PMC 3415539. PMID 22795537.
  3. Jones, Wendy (2012). "De Novo Mutations in MLL Cause Wiedemann-Steiner Syndrome". American Journal of Human Genetics. 91 (2): 358–364. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2012.06.008. PMC 3415539. PMID 22795537.