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194 Possible Causes for Alopecia, Thick Facial Skin

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    […] of thick, darker, velvety skin.[en.wikipedia.org] Logistic regression analysis showed that there were significant associations between sexual function score and the literacy, alopecia, and infertility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] when targeting hirsutism and alopecia.[doi.org]

  • Psoriasis

    facial skin.[doi.org] Alopecia induced by biological therapy is a rare side effect of this type of drugs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Psoriatic lesions on the scalp typically result in alopecia, possibly due to a higher proportion of hairs in the catagen and telogen stages.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypothyroidism

    […] expression, dementia or frank psychosis (myxedema madness) Dermatologic manifestations: Facial puffiness; myxedema; sparse, coarse and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick[merckmanuals.com] Bilaterally symmetric alopecia, with the exception of pinnal involvement, does not appear to develop, but focal areas of alopecia over the craniolateral carpi, caudal hocks[web.archive.org] Bilaterally symmetric alopecia, except for pinnal involvement, does not appear to develop, but focal areas of alopecia over the craniolateral carpi, caudal hocks, and dorsal[merckmanuals.com]

  • Burn Injury

    […] donor skin with optimal color match for facial resurfacing. [46] Often, the "blush" areas, such as the upper back and shoulders, make good facial donor sites.[emedicine.medscape.com] Our experience with minigrafts for burn alopecia has not been adequate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mepilex Ag Commonly used on superficial, mid dermal or deep dermal to full thickness facial burns or on areas where it is difficult to secure acticoat. - Self-adhesive Secure[rch.org.au]

  • Autoimmune Disease

    The disease can cause skin to become thick or cause facial skin to become extremely tight. People with this disease may have trouble swallowing.[colgate.com] Two women with autoimmune diseases had diffuse alopecia develop.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] autoimmune condition actually end up having several ; for example, people who have the skin condition psoriasis are more likely to also have rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, alopecia[prevention.com]

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

    However, a nice side benefit is that growth hormone also increases the thickness of the skin.[drmarinajohnson.com] Many patients report tightening of the skin, which results in fewer wrinkles and less sagging of facial muscles.[drmarinajohnson.com]

  • Virilization

    Low level (common): Thick, dark facial hair in the beard or mustache area Increase in body hair Oily skin or acne Irregular menstrual periods Moderate level (uncommon): Male-pattern[mountsinai.org] A 58-year-old postmenopausal woman with high plasma testosterone levels and virilization, as demonstrated by hirsutism and alopecia, is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 60-year-old woman presented with diffuse scalp alopecia, hirsutism, and clitorimegaly, and the mean serum testosterone levels were greater than 200 ng/dL.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Facial Hemiatrophy

    The ideal host bed for allografts is one that is covered by well-vascularized thick skin and subcutaneous tissue that is not subjected to the stresses of trauma or motion.[biomedpharmajournal.org] Other clinical features more frequently found in SCS were cutaneous hyperpigmentation and alopecia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It may be associated with a localized patch of scleroderma in the frontal region of the scalp, causing a patch of cicatrical alopecia (called a 'coup de sabre' because it[whonamedit.com]

  • Bullous Impetigo

    Skin areas that are exposed, like the limbs and facial areas are usually involved in the development of this communicable skin infection.[impetigocured.com] The face and scalp are also a common site of involvement in secondary syphilis in which individuals develop moth-eaten alopecia , scaly or moist papules around the nose and[barnardhealth.us] […] vulgaris(infected bullae) Fig.283 Pemphigus vulgaris Fig.283-4 Pemphigus-Subungual bullae Fig. 283-5 Pemphigus vulgaris Fig.283-2 Pemphigus of the scalp and cicatricial alopecia[drmhijazy.com]

  • Secondary Hypothyroidism

    […] speech 91 Eyelid edema 90 Cold sensation 89 Decreased sweating 89 Cold skin 83 Thick tongue 82 Facial edema 79 Coarse hair 76 Skin pallor 67 Forgetfulness 66 Constipation[aafp.org] Alopecia, weight gain, mental dullness, fatigue, cold intolerance, infertility and neurological deficits are seen.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] expression, dementia or frank psychosis (myxedema madness) Dermatologic manifestations: Facial puffiness; myxedema; sparse, coarse and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick[merckmanuals.com]

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