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Pili torti (higher magnification)

Microscopic examination of hair in a patient with Menkes disease showing pili torti. This higher magnification shows a series of regularly spaced twists along the light-colored hair shafts. (Source: Inamadar AC, Palit A. Neurodegenerative disorders with hair abnormalities: an emergency room consultation for dermatologists. Int J Trichology 2009;1(1):30-2. Creative Commons Attribution License.)

Associated Disorders

  • Distal motor neuropathy
  • Occipital horn syndrome