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Kneader W. 1955
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Clinical variant of "acquired progressive hair curvature", in which bilateral, supra- and retroauricularly localized hair curls (kinking) occur. Acquired progressive hair curvature" is regarded as a manifestation form of androgenetic alopecia. Besides the change in hair structure, the hair growth capacity is also affected.
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- Boudou P et al (1997) Increased scalp skin and serum 5 alpha-reductase reduced androgens in a man relevant to the acquired progressive kinky hair disorder and developing androgenetic alopecia. Arch Dermatol 133:1129-1133.
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- KniererW (1955) Allotrichia circumscripta symmetrica capillitii (Pubeshaarnaevus). Dermatol Wschr 132: 794
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