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69 Possible Causes for Brittle and Sparse Eyebrows

  • BIDS Syndrome

    Fingernails may be normal or abnormally brittle. Medical description: The outstanding feature of this syndrome is that of sparse, short and brittle hair.[wohproject.org] The hair-shaft is brittle – it fractures and severs on emergence from its host follicle. The overall appearance being of short, sparse hair.[hairscientists.org] The hair of the head, beard, eyebrows, eyelashes, axillary and pubic areas may all be abnormal.[wohproject.org]

  • Trichodysplasia - Xeroderma Syndrome

    Dry skin Alopecia Coarse hair Sparse scalp hair Sparse body hair Brittle hair Trichodysplasia Pili torti Trichorrhexis nodosa ...[familydiagnosis.com] […] hair, sparse axillary and pubic hair, sparse or absent eyelashes and eyebrows and dry skin.[rarediseases.oscar.ncsu.edu] , coarse, brittle, excessively dry and slow-growing scalp hair, sparse axillary and pubic hair, sparse or absent eyelashes and eyebrows and dry skin.[orpha.net]

  • Ectodermal Dysplasia - Syndactyly Syndrome

    We report 2 Yemeni siblings with typical EDSS manifestations, including bilateral, partial cutaneous syndactyly of the fingers and toes; sparse, coarse, brittle scalp hair[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , eyebrows, and eyelashes; and conical, widely spaced teeth with enamel notches.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Oculotrichodysplasia

    eyebrows * Fragile nails * Brittle nails * Missing teeth * Dental caries * Dry skin * Scaly skin * Small primary teeth * Pointy primary teeth * Widely spaced primary teeth[checkorphan.org] Other clinical features involve the eyes (retinopathy pigmentosa, sparse eyelashes and [lateral] eyebrows), the teeth (caries, widely spaced, small, pointy deciduous teeth[accessanesthesiology.mhmedical.com] […] nails H E E N T: retinitis pigmentosa scanty eyelashes sparse distal two-thirds of eyebrows Skin: scaling skin dry skin Hair: trichodysplasia generalized hypotrichosis sparse[malacards.org]

  • Netherton Syndrome

    Hair defects include trichorrhexis invaginata, trichorrhexis nodosa and pili torti. 5 Scalp, eyebrows, eyelash and body hair remains sparse, slow growing, lusterless and brittle[drikram.com] Scalp hair, eyebrows, and eyelashes were sparse, rough, brittle, lusterless, and slow growing [Figure 2] and [Figure 3] .[idoj.in] Scalp and eyebrows hairs were sparse, rough, brittle, and lusterless with traumatic alopecia on scalp. There was no nail or mucosal involvement.[ijdd.in]

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    Paronychial infections with/without nail matrix destruction Hair Scalp normal early on but often becomes thin, wiry, brittle, pale, sparse, or absent after puberty Body,[cram.com] Underdeveloped Thick, discolored Hair Fine, brittle, slow-growing Total balding (alopecia) Missing in spots for males Sparse eyelashes Sparse eyebrow Absent underarm hair[nfed.org] --Dry, wiry and brittle --Slow growing --Light in color --Progressive alopecia of the scalp hair --Sparse eyebrows and eyelashes --Sparse body hair including secondary sexual[dermatologyadvisor.com]

  • Pili Torti

    Clinical examination showed dry, lustreless, fragile, and brittle hair of scalp and sparse hairs involving eyebrows [Figure 1] .[ijtrichology.com] In addition, the eyebrows and eyelashes may be sparse or completely absent.[lorisnatural.com] Scalp hair, eyebrows, and eyelashes were sparse, rough and brittle. Systemic examination was normal.[ijtrichology.com]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Symptoms, signs and additional investigation findings in hypothyroidism Organ system Symptoms and signs Appearance Puffy and pale facies Dry, brittle hair Sparse eyebrows[web.archive.org] Full sparse outer 1/3 Hair Thin, sparse on extremities Coarse and sparse Hair loss Sometimes Common Nails Thin, brittle Normal to thick Peri-orbital Tissue Sunken Puffy Skin[drlam.com] Dry, cool skin Thickened and brittle nails Myxoedema – fluid infiltration of tissues Energy and nutrient metabolism Cold intolerance Weight gain Fatigue Nervous system Headache[web.archive.org]

  • Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome

    Salient Features 2-6 TRPS I Hair : Sparse, fine, slow growing and brittle scalp hair. Eyebrows sparse laterally. Facial features : Pear shaped nose with bulbous tip.[genetics4medics.com]

  • Sabinas Brittle Hair Syndrome

    Fingernails may be normal or abnormally brittle. Medical description: The outstanding feature of this syndrome is that of sparse, short and brittle hair.[wohproject.org] Eyebrows, eyelashes, and hair on other parts of the body may also be sparse or absent.[nutritionhouse.com] The hair of the head, beard, eyebrows, eyelashes, axillary and pubic areas may all be abnormal.[wohproject.org]

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