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Will all of my children develop pili torti if I have it?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

There have been cases where more than one family member has inherited the gene that causes pili torti and become affected by the condition. Other syndromes that can be cause pili torti can also have genetic links. But it is not a certainty that more than one, or even any, of your children will have pili torti, even if you carry the gene.

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