Australas J Dermatol 2018 Mar 22. Epub 2018 Mar 22.
Sinclair Dermatology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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Pediatr Dermatol 2014 May-Jun;31(3):389-90. Epub 2014 Mar 6.
Division of Dermatology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital, Singapore.
A 2-year-old girl with a diagnosis of loose anagen hair syndrome was treated with a tapering regime of minoxidil 5% solution over 28 months, resulting in quick, significant clinical improvement with no adverse effects. 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
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
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