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18 Possible Causes for Alopecia, Thick Wiry Hair

  • Trichotillomania

    Differential diagnoses include the most common forms of alopecia such as alopecia areata. It is usually associated with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hairs they describe as being different from the rest (eg, "wiry," "thick," "stubby," "kinky," or of a darker color). 19 Unfortunately, the trauma of pulling, which damages[web.archive.org] BACKGROUND: Trichoscopy has become a useful diagnostic tool for various hair and scalp diseases, including alopecia areata (AA) and trichotillomania (TTM), which are sometimes[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    Alopecia is due to decrease in number and degree of maturation of the hair follicles.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] What to be alert for in the history --Abnormally thick and wiry hair in infancy --Progressive alopecia with age --Progressively dystrophic nails --Palmoplantar changes --Painful[dermatologyadvisor.com] In infancy, scalp hair is wiry, brittle, patchy, and pale; progressive hair loss may lead to total alopecia by puberty.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Rapp-Hodgkin Syndrome

    The ectodermal dysplasia manifests through uncombable, sparse, wiry hair; alopecia in adulthood; hypodontia; hypohidrosis; and dysplastic nails.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (hypotrichosis) Can be brittle, coarse or wiry with pili torti Patchy alopecia (lack of hair) Eyebrows, eyelashes and body hair may also be sparse or absent.[nfed.org] The main features include dry, brittle hair with alopecia in adulthood, dental anomalies (hypodontia, microdontia with delayed eruption, fissured tongue, and retruded maxilla[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amelo-Onycho-Hypohidrotic Syndrome

    […] dysplasia (anhidrotic) Code Version: 2019 ICD-10-CM Synonyms Acanthosis nigricans Ackerman syndrome Acrorenal field defect, ectodermal dysplasia, and lipoatrophic diabetes Alopecia[healthprovidersdata.com] In infancy, scalp hair is wiry, brittle, patchy, and pale; progressive hair loss may lead to total alopecia by puberty.[vivavoceoralmedicineradiology.com] Synonyms Acanthosis nigricans Ackerman syndrome Acrorenal field defect, ectodermal dysplasia, and lipoatrophic diabetes Alopecia, onychodysplasia, hypohidrosis, deafness ectodermal[icdlist.com]

  • Ectodermal Dysplasia

    Ectodermal dysplasia with alopecia, onychodysplasia, hypohidrosis, keratoderma, abnormal teeth and deafness.[dx.doi.org] Affected individuals usually have normal sweating capacity and typically normal teeth, but they classically have pale, brittle, slow-growing, and wiry hair with progressive[clinicaladvisor.com] This appears to be the first full report of this condition for which we propose the name odontoonychodysplasia with alopecia.[oadoi.org]

  • Autosomal Recessive Nail Dysplasia

    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] Affected individuals usually have normal sweating capacity and typically normal teeth, but they classically have pale, brittle, slow-growing, and wiry hair with progressive[clinicaladvisor.com] T - cell immunodeficiency, congenital alopecia and nail dystrophy (T-cell immunodeficiency, congenital alopecia and nail dystrophy) - Gen FOXN1.[ivami.com]

  • Zosteriform Lentiginosis

    […] chemica L alopecia cicatricans (scarring alopecia) L alopecia congenitaal Q alopecia diffusa L alopecia mechanica (door tractie of druk) L alopecia nno L alopecia physica[docplayer.net] […] in naevus skin esp on scalp – hair often dark, thick and wiry What are the associations of CMN on the skin?[brainscape.com] […] keratoderma Norrbotten type Autosomal dominant dyskeratosis congenita Autosomal dominant mutilating keratoderma Autosomal dominant palmoplantar keratoderma and congenital alopecia[icdlist.com]

  • Congenital Ankyloblepharon

    Poikiloderma with Neutropenia Polyposis, Skin Pigmentation, Alopecia, and Fingernail Changes Rapp-Hodgkin Syndrome Rosselli-Gulienetti Syndrome Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome[nfed.org] (hypotrichosis) Can be brittle, coarse or wiry with pili torti Patchy alopecia (lack of hair) Eyebrows, eyelashes and body hair may also be sparse or absent.[nfed.org] Affected individuals usually have normal sweating capacity and typically normal teeth, but they classically have pale, brittle, slow-growing, and wiry hair with progressive[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Dermo-Odonto Dysplasia

    Physical modalities include wigs for the alopecia and sculpting or bonding of artificial nails for cosmesis may be desired.[dermatologyadvisor.com] , Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia with ectodermal dysplasia, Cupped metaphyses and cone-shaped epiphyses with alopecia Uncombable hair syndrome Synonyms: Pili trianguli et Canaliculi[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Clinical differential considerations include: alopecia areata aplasia cutis congenita focal dermal hypoplasia syndrome incontinentia pigmenti Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn[radiopaedia.org]

  • Hay-Wells Syndrome

    […] ankyloblepharon-ectodermal dysplasia-clefting (AEC) syndrome (OMIM 106260), is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by congenital ectodermal dysplasia, including alopecia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (hypotrichosis) Can be brittle, coarse or wiry with pili torti Patchy alopecia (lack of hair) Eyebrows, eyelashes and body hair may also be sparse or absent.[nfed.org] Alopecia-Skeletal anomalies-Mental retardation Autosomal recessive 203550 Dermotrichic X-linked recessive 308205 Ectodermal dysplasia-Alopecia-Mental retardation Autosomal[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

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