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158 Possible Causes for Congenital Alopecia, Hypothyroidism, Zinc Deficiency

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Malnutrition, prematurity, total parenteral nutrition dependence, and burns increase the demand for zinc, whereas congenital malabsorption syndromes represent clinical situations[] It’s thought that hair loss due to hypothyroidism will not improve unless a zinc supplement is taken along with the thyroid drugs. 5.[] Diagnosis: Measuring the plasma zinc levels helps in diagnosis of zinc deficiency.[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    While zinc deficiency is very uncommon in the developed world, it’s still recommended to eat a variety of zinc-rich foods ( 8 ).[] […] of the puppy coat, hyperpigmentation of the skin, and bilaterally symmetric alopecia of the trunk.[] On this page: What is hypothyroidism? What is the thyroid? What causes hypothyroidism? What are the symptoms of hypothyroidism? Who is likely to develop hypothyroidism?[]

  • Alopecia Areata

    (eg, zinc, biotin, or possibly iron deficiency) Physiologic or psychologic stress (eg, surgery, systemic or febrile illness, pregnancy) Alopecia areata Diffuse loss of scalp[] We report 4 cases of congenital alopecia areata with follow-up from 3 to 5 years. The diagnosis was made clinically in all cases.[] Hypothyroidism can develop in patients with Graves' disease, either spontaneously or as a result of radioactive iodine therapy or surgery.[]

  • Alopecia

    Endocrinopathies Diabetes Hypothyroidism Hypopituitarism Nutritional disorders Hypervitaminosis A Zinc deficiency (eg, Acrodermatitis enteropathica) Iron deficiency Marasmus[] Congenital triangular alopecia Congenital triangular alopecia references Congenital triangular alopecia Congenital triangular alopecia is a patch of hair loss in the temple[] A 22-year-old hypothyroid girl underwent right radical nephrectomy for T2N0 RCC. Histopathology was clear cell carcinoma.[]

  • Celiac Disease

    Work-up revealed iron deficiency anemia, zinc deficiency and an abnormal celiac panel.[] Congenital heart defects Primary biliary cirrhosis IgA deficiency Isolated hypertransaminasemia Recurrent aphthous stomatitis Myasthenia gravis Recurrent pericarditis Psoriasis[] The presence of primary autoimmune hypothyroidism makes this case specific, since the inability for optimal substitution therapy with a high daily dose of levothyroxine provoked[]

  • Telogen Effluvium

    alopecia, alopecia areata, congenital alopecia, and specific problems posed by alopecia in patients of African and Asian origin.[] Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism can cause telogen effluvium, which is usually reversible when the thyroid status is corrected (except in long-standing hypothyroidism) severe[] In order to test whether oral zinc administration can successfully improve zinc deficiency-related alopecia, we treated five patients with zinc deficiency-related telogen[]

  • Congenital Leukonychia

    "Leukonychia on finger nails as a marker of calcium and/or zinc deficiency".[] […] malformations Similars Q84.0 - Congenital alopecia Q84.1 - Congenital morphological disturbances of hair, not elsewhere classified Q84.2 - Other congenital malformations[] This disorder is especially likely to occur in children with liver disease, diabetes mellitus or hypothyroidism, and in those who do not have enzymes that metabolize carotenoids[]

  • Ichthyosis

    IFAP syndrome is caused by deficiency in MBTPS2, an intramembrane zinc metalloprotease essential for cholesterol homeostasis and ER stress response.[] , autosomal recessive 9 CLDN1 Ichthyosis, leukocyte vacuoles, alopecia, and sclerosing cholangitis CYP4F22 Ichthyosis, congenital, autosomal recessive 5 EBP Chondrodysplasia[] […] certain forms of malignant disease and infectious disease, in dietary and vitamin A deficiencies, as a side effect of cholesterol-lowering medication, in dialysis patients, hypothyroidism[]

  • Leukonychia Totalis

    If a zinc deficiency is identified, a diet rich in zinc or zinc supplements may be administered. Prognosis - Leukonychia totalis Not supplied.[] Keratoderma-hypotrichosis-leukonychia totalis syndrome (KHLS) is an extremely rare, autosomal-dominant disorder characterized by severe skin hyperkeratosis, congenital alopecia[] Hypereosinophilic syndrome Eosinophilic leukemia Hodgkin’s disease Vasculitis Basophilic leukocytosis Allergic disorders Myeloproliferative disorders, especially CML Hodgkin’s disease Hypothyroidism[]

  • Onycholysis

    BOX 1: CAUSES OF SECONDARY ONYCHOLYSIS Dermatological diseases Psoriasis, lichen planus, alopecia areata, bullous diseases Drugs Tetracyclines, doxycycline, psoralens and[] This is a report, the first to my knowledge, of secondary nail-apparatus involvement by Aureobasidium pullulans in a patient with onycholysis related to hypothyroidism.[] Zinc deficiency is known to cause soft and fragile nails, nail plate abnormalities, and chronic paronychia.[]

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