Curly hair-acral keratoderma-caries syndrome

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Curly hair-acral keratoderma-caries syndrome

Synonyms: CHAC syndrome | CHACS

Curly hair-acral keratoderma-caries syndrome is an extremely rare ectodermal dysplasia syndrome characterized by premature loss of curly brittle dry hair premature loss of teeth due to caries nail dystrophy with thickening of the finger- and toe-nails acral keratoderma and hypohidrosis. Additionally sparse eyebrows and eyelashes receding frontal hairline and flattened malar region are associated. The severity of features appears to increase with age.

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