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  1. Monilethrix

    Monilethrix is a rare autosomal dominant hair disease that results in short, fragile, broken hair that appears beaded. It comes from the Latin word for necklace and the Greek word for hair.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Monilethrix

    Rare autosomal dominant disorder of the hair shaft. The clinical features of the disease include HYPOTRICHOSIS, dry, and/or brittle hair, with varying degrees of ALOPECIA. Mutations in the hair-specific keratin genes KRTHB1, KRTHB3, or KRTHB6 are associated with monilethrix. Autosomal recessive monilethrix with limited HYPOTRICHOSIS are also known. Mutations in Dsg4, Liph, and P2ry5 protein genes are associated with the recessive form of monilethrix.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monilethrix in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monilethrix in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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