Uncombable Hair Syndrome 3; Uhs3


Uncombable hair syndrome is characterized by silvery, blond, or straw-colored scalp hair that is dry, frizzy, and wiry, has a characteristic sheen, stands away from the scalp in multiple directions, and is impossible to comb. This hair shaft disorder occurs in children and improves with age. The hair growth rate can range from slow to normal (summary by U. Basmanav et al., 2016).For a general phenotypic description and a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of UHS, see UHS1 (OMIM ).

Clinical Features

Phenotypes and symptoms related to Uncombable Hair Syndrome 3; Uhs3

  • Curly hair
  • Pili canaliculi
  • Uncombable hair

Incidence and onset information

— Currently we don't have prevalence information about this disease (Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.)
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Researches and researchers

Currently, we don't have any information about doctors, researches or researchers related to this disease. Please contact us if you would like to appear here.

Uncombable Hair Syndrome 3; Uhs3 Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered

By Fulgent Genetics Fulgent Genetics (United States).

100 %
100 %

You can get up to -7 more panels with our dedicated tool

Learn more

Sources and references

You can check the following sources for additional information.

OMIM Rare Disease Search Engine

If you liked this article maybe you will also find interesting the following in-depth articles about other rare diseases, like X-LINKED SPASTICITY-INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY-EPILEPSY SYNDROME