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2,157 Possible Causes for Alopecia, Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Skin Infection

    Image Source: Medscape.com Text Reference: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Peripheral Neuropathy Fact Sheet."[emedicinehealth.com] Read more Alopecia Areata Alopecia is a general term for hair loss. Alopecia areata is a common cause of non-scarring hair loss that can occur at any age.[britishskinfoundation.org.uk]

  • Thallium Poisoning

    Various diagnoses were entertained in this case and thallium poisoning was suspected only after he developed alopecia and neuropsychosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thallium poisoning in a man of 32 years resulted in typical peripheral neuropathy, skin rash and alopecia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis was not made, however, until alopecia developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vinblastine

    Toxicity included neutropenia, alopecia, nausea, emesis, and stomatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This was followed by intestinal hypotonia, severe esophagitis, and peripheral neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adverse Reactions: Leukopenia, alopecia, GI upset, paresthesias, malaise, pain; dyspnea, severe bronchospasm.[empr.com]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Pernicious Anemia Macrocytic anemia, glossitis, peripheral neuropathy, weakness, hyperreflexia, ataxia, and other neurological manifestations characterize classical vitamin[clinlabnavigator.com] Alopecia areata occurred 9 years later.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cobalamin deficiency–related neurological impairment can vary in clinical presentation, including acute combined system degeneration, peripheral neuropathy, and psychosis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Carboplatin

    The most common adverse events were neutropenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia, fatigue, alopecia, nausea, pain, and leukopenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical peripheral neuropathy is a rare complication of treatment with carboplatin.[jnnp.bmj.com] […] disturbances, taste perversion, CNS symptoms, nephrotoxicity, hepatotoxicity, electrolyte changes, hypersensitivity reactions, injection site reactions, pain, asthenia, alopecia[empr.com]

  • Mycosis Fungoides

    neuropathy, and periarteritis nodosa.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Clinically, this area resembled alopecia areata (AA) and was without hypopigmentation or erythema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Being that your brother was on systemic chemotherapy, my assumption is that his disease has spread to distant organs or peripheral lymph nodes.[oncolink.org]

  • Vinorelbine

    Neurological toxicity Neurological toxicity is less severe than for other vinca alkaloids: peripheral neuropathy: generally limited to the abolition of tendon reflexes, constipation[oncoprof.net] […] myelosuppression , which results in a reduced number of platelets, red blood cells and white blood cells, nausea and vomiting, shortness of breath, constipation or loose stools, alopecia[cancerquest.org] Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy . NCI Cancer Bulletin . Feb 23, 2010 [ archived 2011-12-11];7(4):6. Jordan, M. A.; Wilson, L. (2004).[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Paclitaxel

    Slight alopecia is also common. Chemical Properties White Powder Uses glucocorticoid, antiinflammatory Uses An antineoplastic.[chemicalbook.com] Strategies to prevent painful peripheral neuropathy are urgently needed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Additional side effects, including fever , infection, nausea, vomiting, increase or decrease in blood pressure , diarrhea , weight loss , pain, and hair loss ( alopecia )[encyclopedia.com]

  • Colchicine Poisoning

    ตามมา ผู้ป่วยจะมีอาการ ascending paralysis มีการลดลงของ deep tendom reflexes มี peripheral neuropathy และเกิดอาการชักได้ ผลต่อกล้ามเนื้อหัวใจจากการจับของ colchicine ทำให้ลดการบีบตัวของกล้ามเนื้อหัวใจ[med.mahidol.ac.th] Colchicine alopecia. J Invest Dermatol 1959;33:371-84. 6. Rakowska A, Slowinska M, Olszewska M, Rudnicka L.[ijtrichology.com] Less commonly, users may experience numbness or tingling in the hands and feet (peripheral neuropathy), muscle weakness, hair loss, or purpura (purple spots or patches caused[colchicine.ca]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    GBS is an autoimmune peripheral neuropathy usually triggered by an antecedent bacterial or viral infection, with SLE being a rare cause.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (biopsy-proven SLE nephropathy, arthritis, cutaneous, or neurologic SLE manifestations, pericarditis, autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, oral and nasal ulcers, non-scarring alopecia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Longitudinal analysis indicated that the disease related complaint alopecia (p 0.008) and relationship assessment scale scores (p 0.004) may also be correlated to depression[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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