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Telogen hair loss and androgenetic-like alopecia in GAPO syndrome.

A new interesting article has been published in Australas J Dermatol. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1111/ajd.12937. Case Reports and titled:

Telogen hair loss and androgenetic-like alopecia in GAPO syndrome.

Authors of this article are:
Ahmed B Gritli S.

A summary of the article is shown below:
Growth retardation, Alopecia, Pseudoanodontia and Optic atrophy (GAPO) syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive condition whose cardinal features include a recognizable craniofacial dysmorphosis, growth retardation, alopecia, pseudoanodontia, and premature aging. We report on a 2-year-old Pakistani man affected with GAPO syndrome who additionally shows an androgenetic-like alopecia with normal testosterone levels and telogen hair loss. These are novel findings in GAPO syndrome.

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