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184 Possible Causes for Congenital Alopecia, Zinc Deficiency

  • 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] Iron or zinc supplements can be given if these minerals are deficient (see Iron Deficiency and see also Zinc Deficiency ).[merckmanuals.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] deficiency, and emotional stress.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Diagnosis: Measuring the plasma zinc levels helps in diagnosis of zinc deficiency.[symptoma.com] Dietary zinc deficiency was described nearly three decades ago among the poor of the Middle East.[doi.org]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    Discovering genetic causes of zinc deficiency has been a remarkable scientific journey.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[explainmedicine.com] It is characterized by inflammation of the skin (dermatitis) around bodily openings (periorificial) and the tips of fingers and toes (acral), hair loss (alopecia), and diarrhea[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Celiac Disease

    Congenital heart defects Primary biliary cirrhosis IgA deficiency Isolated hypertransaminasemia Recurrent aphthous stomatitis Myasthenia gravis Recurrent pericarditis Psoriasis[doi.org] Work-up revealed iron deficiency anemia, zinc deficiency and an abnormal celiac panel.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Postulated cause: iron, folate, and/or zinc deficiency Male impotence, decreased libido Peripheral insensitivity to circulating testosterone Alopecia areata Immunologic attack[aafp.org]

  • 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] alopecia and leukonychia totalis.[semanticscholar.org]

  • Atrichia with Papular Lesions

    alopecia, termed alopecia universalis congenita.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] zinc metalloprotease essential for cholesterol homeostasis and ER stress response.[link.springer.com] […] known as "alopecia universalis" or "congenital alopecia."[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] 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 Alopecia Congenital Hypotrichosis Corticosteroids Female Pattern Hair Loss Follicular Unit Extraction Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia Hair Follicle Hair Loss Hair Transplantation[omicsonline.org]

  • 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] If true leukonychia is acquired, it may be associated with trauma, chemotherapeutic agents, hypocalcemia, zinc deficiency, heavy metal poisoning, local infection, and systemic[synapse.koreamed.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] 5 mg TID -genetic enzyme deficience (rare) - linoleic acid Biotin 400-1000 mcg Folic Acid 36 mg short-term, a few people respond to this; B-12 5-6 mg Glandulars : thyroid[web.archive.org]

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