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345 Possible Causes for Dry, Brittle Hair, Genu Valgum, Some Patients May Be Clinically Asymptomatic

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    It is imperative to consider that some patients, such as our patient described in this report, may be previously asymptomatic clinically and on the basis of laboratory findings[] Detailed ocular examination, meibography, and tear film evaluation were suggestive of bilateral meibomian gland dysfunction and evaporative dry eye.[] However, severe vitamin D deficiency may manifest as rickets with the below clinical features: Bony Signs - Swelling of wrists and ankles - Leg deformities (genu varum or[] Dry eye is also a common health problem. An adequate tear film is required for maintaining health and function of the eye.[]

    Missing: Brittle Hair
  • Homocystinuria

    […] deep vein thrombosis Cutaneous signs of homocystinuria include: Hypopigmentation due to inhibition of tyrosinase Fair and thin hair Thin, translucent skin Hyperhidrosis Dry[] Skeletal changes include genu valgum and pes cavus, followed by dolichostenomelia, pectus excavatum or carinatum and kyphosis, or scoliosis and osteoporosis.[] Abstract A two year-old male child presented with cutis marmorata congenita universalis, brittle hair, mild mental retardation, and finger spasms.[] Although patients with homocystinuria may present to the orthopaedic surgeon with osteoporosis, severe genu valgum or scoliosis, the disease is an uncommon cause of these[]

    Missing: Some Patients May Be Clinically Asymptomatic
  • Thyroiditis

    MANIFESTATIONS Although Hashimoto's thyroiditis is usually asymptomatic, some patients may complain of a feeling of tightness or fullness in the neck; however, neck pain[] Common symptoms and signs of Hashimoto's thyroiditis include: Fatigue Depression Modest weight gain Cold intolerance Excessive sleepiness Dry, coarse hair Constipation Dry[] […] 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[] Typical symptoms include fatigue, weight gain, constipation, dry skin, depression and poor exercise tolerance.[]

    Missing: Genu Valgum
  • Monilethrix

    The clinical features of the disease include HYPOTRICHOSIS, dry, and/or brittle hair, with varying degrees of ALOPECIA.[] valgum (knock knees).[] […] trichodystrophy in which brittle hairs show a series of constrictions, usually without a medulla.[] Hair short, broken off at the level of 1-2 cm, dull, dry, deformed, non-uniformly dyed, have a spindle- shaped swelling and waist.[]

    Missing: Some Patients May Be Clinically Asymptomatic
  • Constipation

    Some patients with celiac disease may remain asymptomatic or have only mild gastrointestinal symptoms and thus may qualify for the diagnosis of IBS in the general clinical[] In this study, we aimed to investigate the efficacy of dry cupping therapy (an Eastern traditional manipulative therapy) in children with functional constipation.[] brittle fingernails impaired memory a puffy face A blood test known as a thyroid function test can help assess the function of your thyroid.[] Definition (CCC) Impression of infrequent or difficult passage of hard, dry feces without cause Definition (CCC) Difficult passage of hard, dry, feces Definition (MEDLINEPLUS[]

    Missing: Genu Valgum
  • Spondyloepimetaphyseal Dysplasia-Hypotrichosis Syndrome

    We describe a 20-year-old woman with generalized trichodysplasia, dry skin with scaling, hyperchromic spots on limbs, hyperkeratosis (particularly intense on soles), dermatoglyphic[] valgum Limitation of joint mobility Macroorchidism Strabismus Hypotelorism Abnormality of the abdominal wall Abnormality of the thyroid gland Prematurely aged appearance[] The physical examination revealed sparse, fine and brittle hair, shortened limbs, moderate varus bowing of the femurs, and short fingers.[] The patients of SMS have a short trunk, dwarfism, a striking barrel-shaped chest, sternal protrusion, kyphoscoliosis, and various distal deformities, including genu valgum[]

    Missing: Some Patients May Be Clinically Asymptomatic
  • Pili Torti

    Her scalp hair was coarse, dry and wiry. Microscopic examination showed the hair to be twisted at irregular intervals on its long axis, as seen in pili torti.[] At the age of 13 she had skeletal changes (lumbosacral lordosis, genu valgum, flat feet, arachnodactyly), and ataxia.[] Pili torti (also known as "Twisted hairs") is characterized by short and brittle hairs that appear flattened and twisted when viewed through a microscope. [1] : 638 [2] :[] Clinical examination showed dry, lustreless, fragile, and brittle hair of scalp and sparse hairs involving eyebrows [Figure 1].[]

    Missing: Some Patients May Be Clinically Asymptomatic
  • Ringed Hair Disease

    Although PA is generally classified in hair shaft disorders without fragility, some patients may have fragility due to pathological cavities within hair shafts. 1.[] At naked eye examination the hairs were dry, 6 to 7 cm long, and they showed dull and shining areas giving the scalp hair a scintillating appearance (fig. 1).[] hair, Intellectual impairment, Decreased fertility, Short stature) (Amish brittle hair syndrome) (Trichothiodystrophy) 234050 Bjornstad syndrome Pili torti and nerve deafness[] Fungal infection characterized by dry, sulfur-yellow, cup-like crusts on the scalp, called scutula? Technical term for split ends?[]

    Missing: Genu Valgum
  • Rapp-Hodgkin Syndrome

    The main features include dry, brittle hair with alopecia in adulthood, dental anomalies (hypodontia, microdontia with delayed eruption, fissured tongue, and retruded maxilla[] valgum Pectus carinatum Skeletal dysplasia Polydactyly Delayed skeletal maturation Abnormality of cardiovascular system morphology Atrial septal defect Cyclopia Cryptorchidism[] The physical features include mid-facial hypoplasia, uncombable hair, cleft palate and bifid uvula, lacrimal duct obstruction and dry skin.[] Very little hair -- on both head and face -- and dry or brittle hair.[]

    Missing: Some Patients May Be Clinically Asymptomatic
  • Schwartz-Lelek Syndrome

    Assays have been validated for different starting materials including EDTA-blood, isolated DNA (no FFPE), saliva and dry blood spots (filter card) and all provide high-quality[] Most patients present with mild genu valgum. The elbows are unable to extend fully. There may be widening of the lower femora and clavicles.[] hair Pulmonic stenosis Abnormality of skin pigmentation Delayed eruption of teeth Hypoplasia of the maxilla Bifid uvula Esotropia Flared metaphysis Microdontia Abnormality[] Syndrome DK Phocomelia Syndrome Donnai-Barrow syndrome Donohue syndrome Down syndrome Drachtman Weinblatt Sitarz Syndrome Dropped Head Syndromes Drug Hypersensitivity Syndrome dry[]

    Missing: Some Patients May Be Clinically Asymptomatic

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