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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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It’s thought that hair loss due to hypothyroidism will not improve unless a zinc supplement is taken along with the thyroid drugs. 5.[doctorshealthpress.com] Diagnosis: Measuring the plasma zinc levels helps in diagnosis of zinc deficiency.[symptoma.com]

  • Hypothyroidism

    While zinc deficiency is very uncommon in the developed world, it’s still recommended to eat a variety of zinc-rich foods ( 8 ).[dietvsdisease.org] […] of the puppy coat, hyperpigmentation of the skin, and bilaterally symmetric alopecia of the trunk.[web.archive.org] 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?[web.archive.org]

  • 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[merck.com] We report 4 cases of congenital alopecia areata with follow-up from 3 to 5 years. The diagnosis was made clinically in all cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypothyroidism can develop in patients with Graves' disease, either spontaneously or as a result of radioactive iodine therapy or surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alopecia

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

  • Celiac Disease

    Work-up revealed iron deficiency anemia, zinc deficiency and an abnormal celiac panel.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Congenital heart defects Primary biliary cirrhosis IgA deficiency Isolated hypertransaminasemia Recurrent aphthous stomatitis Myasthenia gravis Recurrent pericarditis Psoriasis[doi.org] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Telogen Effluvium

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

  • Congenital Leukonychia

    "Leukonychia on finger nails as a marker of calcium and/or zinc deficiency".[en.wikipedia.org] […] malformations Similars Q84.0 - Congenital alopecia Q84.1 - Congenital morphological disturbances of hair, not elsewhere classified Q84.2 - Other congenital malformations[icd-code.org] 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[embryology.med.unsw.edu.au]

  • Ichthyosis

    IFAP syndrome is caused by deficiency in MBTPS2, an intramembrane zinc metalloprotease essential for cholesterol homeostasis and ER stress response.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] , autosomal recessive 9 CLDN1 Ichthyosis, leukocyte vacuoles, alopecia, and sclerosing cholangitis CYP4F22 Ichthyosis, congenital, autosomal recessive 5 EBP Chondrodysplasia[asperbio.com] […] 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[nativeremedies.com]

  • Leukonychia Totalis

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

  • Onycholysis

    BOX 1: CAUSES OF SECONDARY ONYCHOLYSIS Dermatological diseases Psoriasis, lichen planus, alopecia areata, bullous diseases Drugs Tetracyclines, doxycycline, psoralens and[gponline.com] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Zinc deficiency is known to cause soft and fragile nails, nail plate abnormalities, and chronic paronychia.[docksci.com]

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