Indian Dermatol Online J 2014 Oct;5(4):548-9
Department of Dermatology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
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Pediatr Neurol 2015 Mar 3;52(3):352-5. Epub 2014 Dec 3.
Department of Pediatrics, Asan Medical Center Children's Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; Medical Genetics Center, Asan Medical Center Children's Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Electronic address:
Background: Noonan-like syndrome with loose anagen hair is one of the RASopathies characterized by Noonan syndrome-like features with unique ectodermal abnormalities. This syndrome is caused by mutations in the SHOC2 gene. We encountered a patient with moyamoya syndrome associated with Noonan-like syndrome with loose anagen hair presenting with transient ischemic attacks. Read More
Ann Dermatol Venereol 2001 Jan;128(1):52-4
Service de Dermatologie, CHU Ibn Rochd, Casablanca, Maroc.
Introduction: Loose anagen hair syndrome is a recently described hair disorder. We report a familial case.
Case Report: Two sisters were examined, 4 years-old and 8 months old, from a consanguineous marriage. Read More
Int J Trichology 2010 Jul;2(2):96-100
Department of Dermatology, TNMC and BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai-400 008, India.
Loose anagen syndrome (LAS) is a benign, self-limiting condition where anagen hairs are easily and painlessly extracted. It is mainly reported in childhood; however, it may variably present in adulthood as well. The presence of anagen hair devoid of its sheath and with 'floppy sock appearance' is a characteristic feature of loose anagen hair (LAH) on trichogram. Read More
Arch Dermatol 2002 Apr;138(4):501-6
Unité de Dermatologie Pédiatrique, Hôpital Pellegrin-Enfants, Bordeaux, France.
Objectives: To report the clinical features of the loose anagen hair syndrome and to test the hypothesis that the typical gap between the hair and the inner root sheath may result from hereditary defects in the inner root sheath or the apposed companion layer.
Design: Case series.
Setting: A pediatric dermatology unit (referral center). Read More