Trichothiodystrophy (TTD) is a rare genetic disorder that involves the production of abnormal brittle hair, Icthyosis, physical and developmental disorders. It can also involve ataxia, stunted growth, skin sensitivity to light, and to UV rays.
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Hair Shaft Defects - Trichothiodystrophy
Hair and hair disease information with answers to common questions, treatment details, book reviews, web links.
Jeans for Genes Day
Australian member of parliament, Maria Vamvakinou, announces a day to promote awareness of genetic disorders.
A Parent's Account of Trichoththiodystrophy
A personal account from a family in Australia about Sammy-Joe, who was born with this disorder. Contains an online journal and links to related sites.
Trichothiodystrophy - Doctor Alfredo Rossi and Doctor C. Cantisani
A short technical document discussing the condition. Contains enlarged photographs of damaged hair shafts, and references to other medical papers. [PDF]
Yahoo! Groups : Trichothiodystrophy
Uniting parents and individuals whose loved ones have the Trichothiodystrophy Syndrome.
Yahoo! Groups : Trichothiodystrophy Family Contact
For families as well as patients who are looking for information, contact and support for people living and dealing with trichothiodystrophy.
Last update:July 16, 2013 at 16:05:07 UTC