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  1. Steely hair disease; Menkes kinky hair syndrome; Kinky hair disease ... Bone spurs Brittle, kinky hair Feeding difficulties Irritability ... Mental deterioration Pudgy, rosy cheeks Seizures Skeletal changes
  2. Copper Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... your diet. ^ Back to top 4. What is Menkes kinky hair syndrome? Menkes kinky hair syndrome, also called copper transport disease, is a rare ... a young age. Signs and symptoms include sparse, kinky hair, failure to grow at an expected rate and developmental delay, ... See all Article Sources Article Sources « Return ...
  3. Genetics Home Reference: Menkes syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... ATP7A-Related Copper Transport Disorders Genetic Testing Registry: Menkes kinky-hair syndrome MedlinePlus Encyclopedia: Copper in diet MedlinePlus Encyclopedia: Menkes ...
  4. ... Chronic liver disease Intestinal malabsorption Malnutrition Menkes' syndrome (Menkes' kinky hair syndrome) -- very rare Nephrotic syndrome Wilson's copper storage disease ( ...
  5. ... be an underlying disorder such as hypothyroidism, argininosuccinicaciduria, Menkes' kinky hair syndrome, ectodermal dyspalsia, Netherton syndrome, or trichothiodystrophy.
  6. ... alcohols Excessive blow-drying Dry air (environmental dryness) Menkes kinky hair syndrome Malnutrition (for example, kwashiorkor disease ) Underactive parathyroid ( hypoparathyroidism ) ...
  7. ... have enough copper in the foods they eat. Menkes disease (kinky hair syndrome) is a very rare disorder of copper metabolism ...
  8. Menkes Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    ... in the menu on the left. Common Names Kinky hair disease Menkes disease Menkes syndrome Steely hair disease Medical or Scientific Names Congenital ...