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217 Possible Causes for Brittle Hair, DRY, Loss of Eyebrow Hair

  • Myxedema

    The exam may also reveal: Thin brittle hair Coarse features of the face Pale or dry skin, which may be cool to the touch Reflexes that are abnormal Swelling of the arms and[] Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[] loss Puffy eyes Thin eyebrows Big tongue Distant heart sounds Bradycardia Hoarse voice Hypotension Slow RR Obesity Decreased bowel sounds Nonpitting edema Dry/rough skin[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Other findings may include pale, yellow skin, thin and brittle hair, coarse facial features, brittle nails, firm swelling of the arms and legs, and mental slowing.[] Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[] Although most people with hypothyroidism do not have any associated eye problems, hypothyroidism may cause swelling around the eyes, a loss of the hairs in the outer part[]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Major clinical signs include weight loss (often accompanied by an increased appetite), anxiety, heat intolerance, hair loss (especially of the outer third of the eyebrows)[] […] hair Muscle cramps Dry skin Goiter (swelling of thyroid gland) Brittle nails Slow heart rate Irregular period Sensitivity to cold Constipation Carpal tunnel syndrome Treatment[] Symptoms may include nervousness, irritability, extra sweating (perspiration), and fine, brittle hair.[]

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    hair The symptoms of hypoparathyroidism may resemble other problems or medical conditions.[] Signs and symptoms include muscle cramps, abdominal pain, dry skin, brittle nails, cataracts, tetany, and convulsions Condition produced by greatly reduced function of the[] […] of hair and hair thinning in areas of eyebrows Headache A complete physical examination should be done in order to study the signs of hypoparathyroidism.[]

  • Juvenile Myxedema

    Symptoms include in-creased sensitivity to cold, depres-sion, recurring infections, weight loss difficulties, problems with menstruation, dry skin, and fatigue are common[] The patient at diagnosis with apathy, myxedema of the extremities, and sparse-brittle hair.[] Proteins :- Hypoproteinemia causes rough skin and later edema of feet and brittle hair.[]

  • Biotin Deficiency

    Alopecia ( hair loss ) may be seen with sparse hair, thinning of eyebrows and eyelashes.[] […] biotin deficiency A rare constellation of clinical findings due to a lack of biotin, which is characterised by anaemia, dry skin, enteritis and hypercholesterolemia.[] hair Hair loss or total alopecia Mild depression, which may progress to profound lassitude and, eventually, to somnolence Changes in mental status Generalized muscular pains[]

  • Thyroiditis

    […] loss or thinning, brittle hair irregular or heavy menstrual periods depression slowed heart rate Because the symptoms of Hashimoto's thyroid may be similar to those for other[] Symptoms of Hashimoto's thyroiditis are the same as hypothyroidism, and include feeling cold, depression, dry skin, constipation, fatigue, sleepiness, and weight gain.[] Thyroid imbalance can cause anxiety, depression, cloudiness, weight gain, poor concentration in addition to cold and exercise intolerance, dry skin, and hair loss.[]

  • Monilethrix

    Caption Hair loss in monilethrix. Bald eyebrows of a 20-year-old female patient with monilethrix.[] The clinical features of the disease include HYPOTRICHOSIS, dry, and/or brittle hair, with varying degrees of ALOPECIA.[] […] trichodystrophy in which brittle hairs show a series of constrictions, usually without a medulla.[]

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    , patchy, and pale Slow hair growth Partial scalp hair loss may progress to complete hair loss Eyebrows, eyelashes, body and pubic hair may be partially or completely absent[] skin mild localized pigmentation abnormalities skin peeling/scaling (newborn) eczema periorbital wrinkling periorbital hyperpigmentation hypoplastic-absent sebaceous glands[] Other symptoms include brittle hair, loss of hair in the armpits or on the face, nails that appear white, and clubbing of the fingers.[]

  • Thyroid Gland Disorder

    Initially: Fatigue, constipation, cold intolerance, slowing of mental and physical performance Late: weight gain, forgetfulness, dry and brittle hair, slow reflexes, deep[] Extremely dry skin: this can result from decreased eccrine gland secretion. In very severe cases sweating processes may be disrupted.[] This is because too little thyroid hormone disturbs hair growth cycle. You may also have an unusual hair loss in the outer edge of the eyebrow or other body parts.[]

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