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860 Possible Causes for Dry, Brittle Hair, Green Serum, Malnutrition

  • Marasmus

    Albumin standards and the measurement of serum albumin with bromocresol green. Clin Chim Acta 1971: 31: 87-96. [ Links ] 13. Acevedo E, Sanabria MC, Castillo Durán C.[scielo.isciii.es] Other symptoms may include diarrhea; dehydration; behavioral changes; dry, loose skin; and dry, brittle hair.[britannica.com] In this form of malnutrition, the body has compensated and adapts to the low metabolism.[clinicaladvisor.com] Dry skin and brittle hair are also symptoms of marasmus. Marasmus can also make children short-tempered and irritable.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Biotin Deficiency

    Wolf B, Freehauf CL, Thomas JA, Gordon PL, Greene CL, Ward JC. Markedly elevated serum biotinidase activity may indicate glycogen storage disease type Ia.[rarediseases.org] […] biotin deficiency A rare constellation of clinical findings due to a lack of biotin, which is characterised by anaemia, dry skin, enteritis and hypercholesterolemia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Abstract Several of the clinical and biochemical manifestations of biotin deficiency also occur in severe protein-energy malnutrition (PEM).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hair Hair loss or total alopecia Mild depression, which may progress to profound lassitude and, eventually, to somnolence Changes in mental status Generalized muscular pains[medicowesome.com]

  • Growth Failure

    Her serum prolactin was not measured. Figure 1 Enlarged pituitary gland at presentation.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] She also had two-year history of cold intolerance, dry skin and dry hair. Her pubertal staging was B2P2A1M0. Her height SDS was 4.35 and weight SDS was 1.93.[abstracts.eurospe.org] Learning objectives Types of undernutrition Clinical Forms of Acute Malnutrition Acute Malnutrition: Marasmus (or Wasting) Acute Malnutrition: Kwashiorkor (or bi-lateral pitting[unicef.org] Hypothyroidism can be associated with fatigue, constipation, dry skin, cold intolerance, coarse and brittle hair, and myxedema.[frontiersin.org]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    […] skin Dry and brittle nails Swelling around area of salivary glands Fine hair on body (lanugo) Thinning of hair on head, dry and brittle hair Cavities, or discoloration of[nationaleatingdisorders.org] Pathology was consistent with liver injury secondary to severe malnutrition rather than from refeeding syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical effects of anorexia Some of the physical effects of anorexia nervosa may include: brittle hair and nails dry or yellowing skin feeling cold easily a soft downy hair[au.reachout.com] Physical symptoms that develop over time, including: low tolerance of cold weather, brittle hair and nails, dry or yellowing skin, anemia, constipation, swollen joints and[my.clevelandclinic.org]

    Missing: Green Serum
  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Serum MMA values from older studies may not be comparable with those obtained recently because of improvements of methods over time (Beck, 1991; Green and Kinsella, 1995).[nap.edu] Other symptoms include: Dry eyes Eye inflammation Dry skin Dry hair Broken fingernails Decreased resistance to infections Diagnosis of Vitamin A Deficiency The diagnosis is[adoptionnutrition.org] CONCLUSIONS: This is the first prospective cohort to investigate malnutrition after RYGB in nonseverely obese patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 2011 study published in the International Journal of Trichology found that low selenium levels are associated with brittle hair, hair loss, and hair color changes, and selenium[vitamins.lovetoknow.com]

  • Kwashiorkor

    An assessment of the suitability of bromcresol green for the determination of serum albumin. Clin Chim Acta. 1974 ;53: 101 – 8.[tandfonline.com] Cutaneous manifestations include xerosis, with abnormally dry skin that has a flaking enamel paint aspect, a typical red to gray-white hair color, the "flag sign" and more[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To conclude, kwashiorkor represents the worst form of edematous malnutrition and its genesis is multifactorial.[indianpediatrics.net] hair that may turn reddish yellow or white develop ridged nails Many malnourished children will become intolerant to milk sugar (develop lactose intolerance ).[your.md]

  • Anorexia

    […] skin Dry and brittle nails Swelling around area of salivary glands Fine hair on body (lanugo) Thinning of hair on head, dry and brittle hair Cavities, or discoloration of[nationaleatingdisorders.org] She eventually presented with severe malnutrition and acute bowel obstruction, revealing a mass of the transverse colon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical effects of anorexia Some of the physical effects of anorexia nervosa may include: brittle hair and nails dry or yellowing skin feeling cold easily a soft downy hair[au.reachout.com] Damage to the heart can happen because of malnutrition or repeated vomiting. A child may have a slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat.[stanfordchildrens.org]

    Missing: Green Serum
  • Hypothyroidism

    ., Sundsfjord J. (2006) Serum TSH is positively associated with BMI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[icd9data.com] He was being managed for protein energy malnutrition until he was found to have hypothyroidism and was successfully managed with L thyroxin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other findings may include pale, yellow skin, thin and brittle hair, coarse facial features, brittle nails, firm swelling of the arms and legs, and mental slowing.[uclahealth.org]

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    Orange fruit is more effective than are dark-green, leafy vegetables in increasing serum concentrations of retinol and ß-carotene in schoolchildren in Indonesia.[agbioworld.org] If you have continued problems with dry eye, talk with your doctor.[livestrong.com] Management of Malnutrition in Children Under Five Years Management of Micronutrient Deficiencies Management of Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) Key steps: All patients with clinical[motherchildnutrition.org] Symptoms of Hypothyroidism Weight gain Decreased libido / erectile dysfunction Cold hands and feet Cold sensitivity Thinning, brittle hair (could result in significant hair[naturalnews.com]

  • Myxedema

    However, the serum ammonia and indocyanin green retention remained in the abnormal range, nevertheless the portal vein pressure was normal and findings of liver cirrohsis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] myx·ede·ma \ ˌmik-sə-ˈdē-mə \ : severe hypothyroidism characterized by firm inelastic edema, dry skin and hair, and loss of mental and physical vigor Other Words from myxedema[merriam-webster.com] Also hypoglycemia, hypothermia and protein-calorie malnutrition can contribute to a similar clinical picture. All of these conditions can also precipitate myxedema coma.[endocrinologyadvisor.com] hair, bald patches Aches and pain in your muscles or joints Confusion or memory loss Sensitivity to the cold increases Weakness Pale skin Constipation Myxedema Causes One[gudhealth.com]

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