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251 Possible Causes for Alopecia, Formication

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Formication (sensory hallucination of insects crawling on/under skin, leading to obsessive scratching) and ulceration.[patient.info] […] terrifying psychotic episodes that resemble schizophrenia, with visual or auditory hallucinations, delusions such as the sensation of insects creeping on the skin, known as "formication[minddisorders.com]

  • Menopause

    *Formication can be defined as itchy skin or a crawling feeling as though tiny insects are on the body.[womens-health-concern.org] […] the thighs Cause is not known (thought to be neurological) Hirsutism (abnormal hair growth in women) Facial hirsutism is very common in post-menopausal women not on HRT Alopecia[dermnetnz.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Alopecia areata is a condition characterized by localized hair loss, or spot baldness.[livestrong.com] However, the specific cause of alopecia areata is unknown, and it’s unclear how common this B12 link really is.[livestrong.com] According to a July 2003 report in “American Family Physician,” certain conditions may accompany this form of alopecia, including thyroid disorders, autoimmune conditions[livestrong.com]

  • Dermatitis

    Symptoms include itching, a pinprick sensation, and, less commonly, formications.[doi.org] Some patients have a personal or family history of other autoimmune disorders including thyroid disease, pernicious anaemia, type 1 diabetes, vitiligo, Addison disease and alopecia[web.archive.org] Some patients have a personal or family history of other autoimmune diseases including thyroid disease, pernicious anaemia, type 1 diabetes, vitiligo, Addison disease and alopecia[dermnetnz.org]

  • Eating Disorder

    A 9-min linear gradient (3–80% acetonitrile in 0.1% formic acid) at a flow rate of 400 nl min 1 was used, and the eluent was analyzed with an Ion Trap mass spectrometer.[doi.org] PDDPC includes the psychophysiologic disorders such as atopic eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo, and alopecia areata.[link.springer.com] Protein extracts were then resuspended in 10 μl of 5% (vol:vol) acetonitrile/0.1% (vol:vol) formic acid and then analyzed with a nano-LC1200 system coupled to a 6340 Ion Trap[doi.org]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Side effects reported in the trials (amenorrhoea, nausea and vomiting, alopecia and urinary tract infections) were more frequent in treated patients than in controls, while[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] systemic sclerosis, dermatomyositis, primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, psoriasis, vitiligo, bullous pemphigoid, alopecia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Figures and Tables - Analysis 3.3 Comparison 3 Mitoxantrone versus placebo: adverse events, Outcome 3 Alopecia.[doi.org]

  • Eczema

    Symptoms include itching, a pinprick sensation, and, less commonly, formications.[doi.org] AE is more prevalent in patients with vitiligo and alopecia, and is positively associated with a high body mass index in America and Asia but not in Europe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You may also be interested in our sections on psoriasis , acne and alopecia .[healthtalk.org]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    Paus, What causes alopecia areata?, Experimental Dermatology, 22, 9, (609-626), (2013). Esber S.[doi.org]

  • Vitamin A

    Gradient elution was used at a flow rate of 0.4 mL/min with a mobile phase consisting of 0.1% formic acid solution and 0.1% formic acid, 5 mM ammonium formate in acetonitrile[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Herein we present the case of a 60-year-old male with symptoms of muscle soreness, alopecia, nail dystrophy, and ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Early symptoms of chronic toxicity are sparsely distributed, coarse hair; alopecia of the eyebrows; dry, rough skin; dry eyes; and cracked lips.[merck.com]

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    […] patients developed varying degrees of a clinically and histopathologically lichenoid exanthem comprised of erythematous, predominately follicular papules with scale and alopecia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] gain 1 (1) 0.1 Total 560 57.1 Type of NSAE † No. of patients with 1 event (total no. of events) ‡ % of patients with event ‡ § Abnormalities in skin pigmentation 7 (7) 0.8 Alopecia[doi.org] Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders Cough 20/103 (19.42%) 24 Dyspnoea 11/103 (10.68%) 15 Epistaxis 19/103 (18.45%) 25 Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders Alopecia[clinicaltrials.gov]

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