trichoclasia

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trichoclasia

a condition of extreme brittleness of the hair, often following an illness.
See also: Hair
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Bazex-Dupre-Christol syndrome (BDCS) is clinically characterized by multiple basal cell carcinomas of the face occurring mainly during the second and third decade of life, follicular atrophoderma predominantly of the dorsum of hands and feet and generalized hypotrichosis, sometimes with pili torti and trichorrhexis nodosa.
The hair is difficult to comb and often not fragile, except when associated with trichorrhexis nodosa.
Trichorrhexis nodosa is a condition characterized by the formation of nodes.