Revered doctors on curofy, good evening. Identify and briefly describe this condition. The best and relevant answer gets accepted. Regards. (Source : Internet)



This is Werewolf Syndrome. All the skin of human body is covered with hair except palms and soles. Congenital hypertrichosis lanuginosa is a very rare form of hypertrichosis with only 50 cases recorded world wide. The condition is characterized by excessive hair growth on a child at birth, most of the body is covered with lanugo hair which is a fine soft silky hair that covers the foetus which is usually shed at around 8 months gestation and replaced with fine vellus hair. In this condition the Hair continues to grow through out life. The exact cause is unknown, believed to be a genetic disorder that is inherited or occurs as a result of spontaneous mutation.

Seen Similarly in a Hindi Movie.. can anyone name the movie.. First time seen.. First diagnosis.. 1.Hirsutism but certainly not. Second Diagnosis learnt. werewolf syndrome.. Thanks administrator for updating.

Thanks a lot dear Javaid, That's a horror Hindi film, not remembering the name.

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hypertrichosis or ambras syndrome.....may b congenital or growth evn ovr androgen insensitive areas of body.. treatment is temporary by pluckin or depilatories or permanent by laser

Dr. Mohan's answer is pretty precise. Werewolf syndrome

Thanks a lot dear Rashmi, Rashmi said this for the first time, feeling very happy.

Thank you one and all for your valuable interaction.

U r most welcome dear Kaji for presenting a rare case. Thanks a lot.

Thanks Dr Krishna Mohan sir,

U r most welcome dear Reyaz

Agree with Dr. Krishna Mohan sir! Accepted Answer from side :-)

Thanks dear Hemant

Glad to see and learn from you all aspects, thanks again for sharing your valuable guidance

Genetic disorder it know as werewolf syndrome.... all word accepted of Dr Mohan

Thanks dear Amit

डॉ कृष्ण मोहन जी के विचारों से सहमत हूं।

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