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Is there a cure for pili torti?

There is no cure for pili torti. There are also no established treatment options. For some people who were born with the condition, the disease may resolve spontaneously when they reach puberty. Other people who experience pili torti as a byproduct of another condition or syndrome will need to learn to live with the symptoms of the condition.

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