Mondo Description Loose anagen syndrome is a rare benign hair disorder affecting predominantly blond females in childhood and characterized by the presence of hair that can be easily and painlessly pulled out. Most of the hair is in the anagen phase and lacks an external epithelial sheath. Hair grows back quickly and the condition improves spontaneously with aging. Loose anagen hair can be associated with other anomalies, such as coloboma.
Uniprot Description In LAHS, anagen hairs are easily pulled from the scalp. The hair is relatively sparse and does not grow long. Hair of fair color and hair shafts of reduced caliber, and an early age of onset are features. Usually the hairs are not fragile and there are no areas of breakage.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0010908: loose anagen syndrome