werewolf syndrome

Let’s Understand Hypertrichosis – The Werewolf Syndrome

In this article, I will discuss a rare condition called hypertrichosis, which causes excessive hair growth on a person’s body. Also referred to as the werewolf syndrome, it is different from hirsutism which is a condition that affects women, causing coarse men-like hair growth on their bodies. It is due to hormones or genetic causes. Hypertrichosis, on the other hand, is the growth of hair on the body. It is…