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126 Possible Causes for Alopecia, Onycholysis, Swelling of the Finger

  • Dermatitis

    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] Eyelid swelling is frequently seen when the allergen is unknowingly transferred from finger to lid. Affected areas are typically severely itchy.[skinsight.com] Onycholysis developing from allergic contact dermatitis to formaldehyde used to harden nails. Fragrances [10, 11] Individuals may develop allergy to fragrances.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Psoriasis

    Alopecia induced by biological therapy is a rare side effect of this type of drugs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This can result in a sausage-shaped swelling of the fingers and toes known as dactylitis.[en.wikipedia.org] Figure 5: Onycholysis along with salmon patches on thumbnails in a patient with psoriasis Click here to view Onycholysis (separation of nail plate from nail bed) Results from[dx.doi.org]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    We present evidence for alopecia areata incognita as a possible mechanism of hair loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The gouty swelling was present on the right toe. There were hyperpigmented oval spots measuring 5mm to 15mm in diameter all over his palms and sole.[peertechz.com] Cronkhite-Canada syndrome is characterized by generalized gastrointestinal polyps associated with hyperpigmentation, hair loss, and onycholysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Graves Disease

    Patches of complete hair loss indicate associated alopecia areata. Loss of secondary sexual hair may occur in gonadotropin deficiency.[endobible.com] , clubbing of fingers and toes due to periosteal new bone formation, cardiac hypertrophy Cause unknown #1 cause of hyperthyroidism in children Terminology Also called diffuse[web.archive.org] Pretibial myxedema – “orange peel”, thickened, erythematous, lumpy and painless skin, usually found along the shins Fine and brittled hair Alopecia Thinning of the skin Onycholysis[ihealthblogger.com]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    […] loss of interest in sex itchy skin with raised itchy swellings (urticaria) nails become loose menstrual problems in women, especially lighter periods or absence of periods alopecia[medicalnewstoday.com] […] over the tibiae with the skin assuming a peau d'orange (orange peel) appearance. 18 Thyroid acropachy, an uncommon sign, is the clubbing of fingers and toes with soft-tissue[aafp.org] Flushing of the face and hands Smooth, moist and warm skin Fine, soft and thinned scalp hair Distorted and overgrown nails (thyroid acropachy) that may lift off the nail bed ( onycholysis[dermnetnz.org]

  • Syphilis

    Alopecia is an uncommon manifestation of syphilis, simulating other common forms of hair-loss, but representing a crucial complaint for the patient, who might by converse[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Swelling of the lymphatic nodes : The lymphatic nodes are generally swollen.[flexikon.doccheck.com] We present a 53-year-old woman with an unusual truncal rash with painful anogenital lesions, accompanied by patchy alopecia, oral lesions, photophobia and hoarseness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myxedema

    You also note diffuse alopecia and bilateral nonpitting pretibial edema, as well as diminished deep tendon reflexes. What's the situation? Mr.[journals.lww.com] Association with Thyroid Acropachy Thyroid acropachy is rare, and this condition usually presents with clubbing and swelling of the hand and fingers, along with periosteal[naturalendocrinesolutions.com] View/Print Table TABLE 2 Physical Findings in Myxedema Coma Altered mentation Alopecia Bladder dystonia and distension Cardiovascular Elevated diastolic blood pressure—early[aafp.org]

  • Dystrophic Nail

    alopecia areata would be the most common. [5] It can be associated with alopecia universalis in rare cases. [6] We report a rare case of two siblings with alopecia universalis[ijtrichology.com] […] of the fingers Seen in dishwashers, bartenders and waitresses Characterized by lack of pain, lack of warmth, absence of pus, chronicity Staphylococcal paronychia Pseudomonas[dermweb.com] Onycholysis describes the separation of the nail plate from the nail bed.[podiatrytoday.com]

  • Trachonychia

    Shiny trachonychia is more commonly associated with alopecia areata than opaque trachonychia, which is why accompanying features of this dermatologic condition (hair loss)[symptoma.com] Lichen planus (A) Middle finger: involvement of the proximal fold and matrix has caused trachonychia, longitudinal ridging, and pterygium formation.[plasticsurgerykey.com] […] opalescent, thin, dull, fragile, and finely longitudinally ridged, and, as a result, distally notched. [5] : 783 It can be a manifestation of lichen planus , psoriasis , alopecia[medbox.iiab.me]

  • Congenital Leukonychia

    Description: Congenital leukonychia Chapter: Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities Blocks Other congenital malformations Similars Q84.0 - Congenital alopecia[icd-code.org] One or both thumbs are usually involved as a result of chronic rubbing and picking at the nail with an adjacent finger.[clinicalgate.com] […] congenital nail disorder 5 nonsyndromic congenital nail disorder 6 nonsyndromic congenital nail disorder 7 nonsyndromic congenital nail disorder 8 Odontomicronychial Dysplasia Onycholysis[rgd.mcw.edu]

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