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278 Possible Causes for Abetalipoproteinemia, Brittle Hair, DRY, Follicular Hyperkeratosis

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    If you have continued problems with dry eye, talk with your doctor.[livestrong.com] Carotenoid absorption is affected by dietary factors, including zinc deficiency, abetalipoproteinemia , and protein deficiency.[emedicine.medscape.com] Symptoms of Hypothyroidism Weight gain Decreased libido / erectile dysfunction Cold hands and feet Cold sensitivity Thinning, brittle hair (could result in significant hair[naturalnews.com] Phrynoderma is a rare form of follicular hyperkeratosis associated with deficiencies in vitamins A or C or essential fatty acids.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Monilethrix

    The clinical features of the disease include HYPOTRICHOSIS, dry, and/or brittle hair, with varying degrees of ALOPECIA.[finto.fi] A 4-year-old girl presented with sparse, brittle hair on her entire scalp and keratosis pilaris on the nape of her neck.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Alopecia, associated with follicular hyperkeratosis and perifollicular erythema, can involve only the occiput and the nape of the neck or, in severe forms, the entire scalp[orpha.net] Hair short, broken off at the level of 1-2 cm, dull, dry, deformed, non-uniformly dyed, have a spindle- shaped swelling and waist.[oatext.com]

    Missing: Abetalipoproteinemia
  • Keratosis Pilaris

    skin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is suggested that the brittleness of the HTKP hair might result from this alteration of the fibrous protein composition of the hair.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Keratosis pilaris (KP) is a common inherited disorder of follicular hyperkeratosis It is characterized by small, folliculocentric keratotic papules that may have surrounding[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Histologic examination showed follicular and interfollicular hyperkeratosis, follicular plugging, mild inflammation, and focal scarring.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Abetalipoproteinemia
  • Clastothrix

    She had dry skin, hyperlinearity of her palms and normal nails.[ijtrichology.com] […] syndrome (amyloid degeneration) 277.39 Aberrant (congenital) - see also Malposition, congenital [26 subitems] Aberratio [2 subitems] Aberration - see also Anomaly [3 subitems] Abetalipoproteinemia[icd9.chrisendres.com] Hair shaft fracture; Brittle hair; Fragile hair; Hair breakage James WD, Berger TG, Elston DM. Diseases of the skin appendages. In: James WD, Berger TG, Elston DM, eds.[medlineplus.gov] It is a disorder of follicular hyperkeratosis [ 27, 28 ] associated with scurvy, ichthyosis, keratosis pilaris, xerosis, atopic dermatitis, palmoplantar keratoderma, neurodermatitis[omicsonline.org]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Carotenoid absorption is affected by dietary factors, including zinc deficiency, abetalipoproteinemia, and protein deficiency.[emedicine.medscape.com] Vitmain A – nyctalopia, bitot spots, dry skin, dry hair, brittle finger nails, corneal perforation and xerophthalmia Vitamin B1 – neurologic symptoms like poor memory, Korsakoff[symptoma.com] A 2011 study published in the International Journal of Trichology found that low selenium levels are associated with brittle hair, hair loss, and hair color changes, and selenium[vitamins.lovetoknow.com] Follicular hyperkeratosis.[podiatrytoday.com]

  • Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency

    Patients may also present with infertility and spontaneous abortions without apparent underlying gynecological pathology, dry skin with hyperkeratotic lesions and dry hair[symptoma.com] BACKGROUND: Abetalipoproteinemia (ABL) is a metabolic disorder resulting in poor absorption of fat-soluble vitamins.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Toxicity causes brittle hair and nails and is most likely to occur with supplements. Zinc Zinc is critical for normal growth and sexual maturation.[innerbody.com] ., mucosal surfaces) Deficiency Hypovitaminosis A Xerophthalmia Bitot’s spots (keratin deposited in conjunctiva; associated with night blindness) Follicular hyperkeratosis[www2.highlands.edu]

  • Vitamin A

    ., Electroretinographic responses following vitamin A therapy in abetalipoproteinemia. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 73:342 (1972). PubMed Google Scholar 14. E.P.[doi.org] Other signs and symptoms of vitamin A toxicity include dry skin and eyes, nausea and diarrhea.[livestrong.com] If insufficient intake of vitamin A is prolonged, the skin may become dry and rough, with the appearance of plugs of horny material about the hair follicles (follicular hyperkeratosis[britannica.com] Carotenoid absorption is affected by dietary factors, including zinc deficiency, abetalipoproteinemia, and protein deficiency.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ichthyosis

    skin Select mild, unscented skin products to reduce irritation Use a pumice stone, and exfoliating gel to remove skin Limit your contact with irritants such as household[nativeremedies.com] The hallmark of these syndromes is the deficiency of sulfur in hair matrix proteins, leading to short and brittle hair.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Keratosis pilaris (follicular hyperkeratosis) occurs on the side of the cheek and neck, dorsum of the upper arms, buttocks, and thighs.[emedicine.medscape.com] Trichothiodystrophy: update on the sulfur-deficient brittle hair syndromes. J Am Acad Dermatol 2001; 44 (6): 891–920 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 28.[link.springer.com]

    Missing: Abetalipoproteinemia
  • Tinea Capitis

    skin.[skinofcolorsociety.org] hairs[merriam-webster.com] Hyperkeratosis Parakeratosis Spongiosis A perivascular inflammatory infiltrate Periodic acid-Schiff stain is a special stain that will help in identifying the fungi.[statpearls.com] Generally it is characterized by one or more small, round, elevated patches, scaling of the scalp, and dry and brittle hair. tinea cor poris a fungal infection of the glabrous[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Abetalipoproteinemia
  • Pili Torti

    Her scalp hair was coarse, dry and wiry. Microscopic examination showed the hair to be twisted at irregular intervals on its long axis, as seen in pili torti.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pili torti (also known as "Twisted hairs") is characterized by short and brittle hairs that appear flattened and twisted when viewed through a microscope. [1] : 638 [2] :[en.wikipedia.org] It is a disorder of follicular hyperkeratosis [ 27, 28 ] associated with scurvy, ichthyosis, keratosis pilaris, xerosis, atopic dermatitis, palmoplantar keratoderma, neurodermatitis[omicsonline.org] Clinical examination showed dry, lustreless, fragile, and brittle hair of scalp and sparse hairs involving eyebrows [Figure 1].[ijtrichology.com]

    Missing: Abetalipoproteinemia

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