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242 Possible Causes for Congenital Alopecia, Growth Retardation, Zinc Deficiency

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Zinc deficiency should be carefully ruled out in patients with growth retardation.[] Malnutrition, prematurity, total parenteral nutrition dependence, and burns increase the demand for zinc, whereas congenital malabsorption syndromes represent clinical situations[] Diagnosis: Measuring the plasma zinc levels helps in diagnosis of zinc deficiency.[]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    In infants, additional symptoms comprise of failure to thrive, growth retardation and irritability.[] Rupture of blisters expose the purulent eroded skin lesions. [1,2,4] Alopecia Diffuse hair loss in scalp, eye lashes and eye brows can be seen.[] Discovering genetic causes of zinc deficiency has been a remarkable scientific journey.[]

  • Celiac Disease

    In infants and young children with untreated celiac disease, failure to thrive and growth retardation are relatively common.[] Congenital heart defects Primary biliary cirrhosis IgA deficiency Isolated hypertransaminasemia Recurrent aphthous stomatitis Myasthenia gravis Recurrent pericarditis Psoriasis[] Work-up revealed iron deficiency anemia, zinc deficiency and an abnormal celiac panel.[]

  • Congenital Leukonychia

    retardation Hydrometrocolpos Prune belly Absent toe Multiple exostoses Avascular necrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis Exotropia Joint hypermobility Urethral stenosis[] […] malformations Similars Q84.0 - Congenital alopecia Q84.1 - Congenital morphological disturbances of hair, not elsewhere classified Q84.2 - Other congenital malformations[] "Leukonychia on finger nails as a marker of calcium and/or zinc deficiency".[]

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    […] iron overload - lactic acidosis - early death Growth retardation-mild developmental delay-chronic hepatitis syndrome GSD due to acid maltase deficiency, adult onset GSD due[] alopecia - nail dystrophy Severe X-linked mitochondrial encephalomyopathy Sex reversion - kidneys, adrenal and lung dysgenesis SGBS SGBS1 SGBS2 SGLT1 deficiency SGLT2 deficiency[] Inherited GS deficiency Inherited isolated adrenal insufficiency due to CYP11A1 deficiency Inherited zinc deficiency Insensitivity to pain - anhidrosis Insulin-resistance[]

  • Gorlin-Chaudhry-Moss Syndrome

    When intrauterine growth retardation is observed, the cause most likely is attributable to the genotype.[] Alopecia 2 Palmoplantar Keratoderma and Congenital Alopecia, Autosomal Dominant Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome Pili Torti and Developmental Delay Pilodental Dysplasia with Refractive[] Deficiency due to Low Breast Milk Zinc NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER WITH SPASTICITY AND POOR GROWTH Neurofaciodigitorenal Syndrome Nijmegen Breakage Syndrome-Like Disorder[]

  • Laron Syndrome with Immunodeficiency

    […] not observed either, if those with a short stature present dysmorphic features or evidence of skeletal dysplasia, or if growth retardation is severe.[] alopecia and nail dystrophy H00721 Pyogenic bacterial infections, recurrent, due to MYD88 deficiency [PATH: hsa04210 hsa04620 ] H01240 Immune thrombocytopenia [PATH: hsa04145[] The growth hormone insulin-like growth factor 1 axis in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease and growth retardation.[]

  • Congenital Alopecia

    Cystic Fibrosis follicular mucinosis Frontonasal Dysplasia 2 Garret Tripp Syndrome Glomerulonephritis with Sparse Hair and Telangiectases Gomez Lopez Hernandez Syndrome Growth[] We present the first case of cutaneous mastocytosis associated with congenital alopecia areata in a 3-year-old Korean girl.[] Zinc deficiency: resulting from a failure in absorption gives rise to alopecia and cutaneous changes as in acrodermatitis enteropathica and prenatal zinc deficiency.[]

  • Leukonychia Totalis

    Associated with koilonychia (Figure 7.8) LEOPARD syndrome (lentigines, electrocardiographic changes, ocular hypertelorism, pulmonary stenosis, abnormalities of genitalia, retarded[] Keratoderma-hypotrichosis-leukonychia totalis syndrome (KHLS) is an extremely rare, autosomal-dominant disorder characterized by severe skin hyperkeratosis, congenital alopecia[] If a zinc deficiency is identified, a diet rich in zinc or zinc supplements may be administered. Prognosis - Leukonychia totalis Not supplied.[]

  • Telogen Effluvium

    Inflammatory bowl disease, particularly Crohn’s disease, has been associated with sparse hair and growth retardation.[] alopecia, alopecia areata, congenital alopecia, and specific problems posed by alopecia in patients of African and Asian origin.[] In order to test whether oral zinc administration can successfully improve zinc deficiency-related alopecia, we treated five patients with zinc deficiency-related telogen[]

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