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3,414 Possible Causes for Alopecia Areata

  • Menopause

    […] 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]

  • Alopecia Areata

    What causes alopecia areata? Doctors don’t know what causes alopecia areata.[niams.nih.gov] Alopecia areata is a common nonscarring type of hair loss.[symptoma.com] Who gets alopecia areata? Anyone can have alopecia areata. It often begins in childhood.[niams.nih.gov]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Dermatological diseases Atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, alopecia areata, fungal infections of the skin and nails, seborrhoeic eczema and dry skin are more prevalent in persons[tidsskriftet.no] Dermatologiske sykdommer Atopisk dermatitt, vitiligo, alopecia areata, soppinfeksjoner i hud og negler, seboreisk eksem og tørr hud forekommer hyppigere ved Downs syndrom[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 authors described this as a variant of alopecia areata (alopecia areata incognita) characterized by acute diffuse hair thinning, which is often difficult to differentiate[aad.org] We present evidence for alopecia areata incognita as a possible mechanism of hair loss. Get access to the full text of this article[onlinelibrary.wiley.com]

  • Vitiligo

    In this article, we describe a case with simultaneous presence of segmental vitiligo, alopecia areata, psoriasis and a halo naevus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Topical immunotherapy made by diphenylcyclopropenone (DPCP) is an alternative treatment that can be used safely and efficaciously in recalcitrant alopecia areata patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Compared with the general US population, we found a higher prevalence of thyroid disease (12.9%, P .001), alopecia areata (3.8%, P .001), inflammatory bowel disease (0.9%,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    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] Balding, also called androgenic alopecia refers to the loss or thinning of scalp hair.[cedars-sinai.edu]

  • 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] Hair thinning or diffuse alopecia. Urticaria, pruritus. Brisk reflexes. Goitre. Proximal myopathy (muscle weakness wasting). Gynaecomastia.[patient.info]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Abstract A marked increase of cases of amphetamine intoxication has been witnessed in Taiwan over the past two years, and poisoning accounts for the direct cause of death in some cases of them. We report a case of 30-year-old woman, who developed immobility, rigidity, mutism and staring after the intake of four[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psoriasis

    Punch biopsy of the alopecic area on the scalp revealed psoriasiform epidermal changes and alopecia areata-like dermal changes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It causes nasal symptoms that can usually be treated with… Alopecia Areata (AA) Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes you to lose small, round patches of hair[familydoctor.org] Depression and suicidal ideation in dermatology patients with acne, alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis.[dx.doi.org]

  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease associated with other autoimmune diseases such as thyroid disorders, anemia, and other skin disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Alopecia areata, totalis and universalis. Chronic active hepatitis. [ 10 ] Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis. Primary biliary cirrhosis.[patient.info] Two years later, she presented with weight loss, knee and elbow arthritis, alopecia, leukopenia, and positive ANA and dsDNA autoantibody confirming the diagnosis of JSLE.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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