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35 Possible Causes for Galactorrhea, Thick Coarse Hair

  • Hypothyroidism

    […] and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick skin; carotenemia, particularly notable on the palms and soles (caused by deposition of carotene in the lipid-rich epidermal layers[merckmanuals.com] Women can present with galactorrhea and menstrual disturbances.[emedicine.medscape.com] Onishi T, Miyai K, Aono T, et al.: Primary hypothyroidism and galactorrhea. Am J Med 1977; 63: 373. 9.5.10.7.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Amenorrhea

    , thick skin; loss of eyebrow hair Bradycardia, delayed deep tendon reflexes, weight gain, constipation Hypothyroidism Acne Virilization Androgen excess due to Polycystic[merckmanuals.com] Resolution of the pituitary enlargement and the amenorrhea-galactorrhea syndrome occurred after thyroid hormone replacement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis should be sought even in the absence of galactorrhea and sellar abnormality, particularly when thelarche and pubarche have occurred.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Secondary Amenorrhea

    , thick skin; loss of eyebrow hair Bradycardia, delayed deep tendon reflexes, weight gain, constipation Hypothyroidism Acne Virilization Androgen excess due to Polycystic[merckmanuals.com] OBJECTIVE: Analyses were undertaken to identify factors that may predispose women to secondary amenorrhea or galactorrhea, frequent sources of abnormal reproductive function[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A group of 46 patients with secondary amenorrhea without galactorrhea or hyperprolactinemia were studied retrospectively after being clinically categorized into four[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    A 40-year-old Japanese woman with amenorrhea and galactorrhea for the last 2 years was referred to our department of neurosurgery for the evaluation of high prolactin levels[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] that is sparse, coarse, and dry, and the skin that is coarse, dry, scaly, and thick.[brainaacn.org] Plasmapheresis was associated with the appearance of amenorrhea and galactorrhea; also hypertension and proliferative retinopathy developed during this therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Growth Failure

    Macrocephaly, coarse face, large mouth with thick lips or macroglossia, frizzy and sparse hair, strabismus, epicanthic fold, thick eyebrows, low nasal bridge and low set ears[amhsr.org] Her skin was very dry and galactorrhea was not present.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] Macrocephaly, coarse face, curly, sparse hair, thick eyebrows, eye (epicantal folds), nose (short bulbous nose, depressed nasal bridge), mouth (large mouth, thick lips, macroglossia[amhsr.org]

  • Ovarian Dysfunction

    Thin, sparse on extremities Coarse and sparse Hair Loss Sometimes Common Nails Thin, brittle Normal to thick Peri-orbital Tissue Sunken Puffy Skin Thin Normal Skin Tone Dry[drlam.com] Galactorrhea was not observed. No significant change in serum PRL levels was observed throughout the normal, menstrual cycle.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] disorders specific to newborn ( P70-P74 ) Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases E20-E35 2019 ICD-10-CM Range E20-E35 Disorders of other endocrine glands Type 1 Excludes galactorrhea[icd10data.com]

  • Essential Hirsutism in Women

    The main symptom of hirsutism is thick, coarse, dark hair that grows on parts of the body where it would normally grow as fine, thin hair.[my.clevelandclinic.org] The patient's breasts should be examined for galactorrhea.[aafp.org] […] steroids, glucocorticoids, cyclosporine, minoxidil, and phenytoin Rarely a woman with hirsutism will have normal levels of male hormones, and the specific cause of the unwanted hair[bestonlinemd.com]

  • Sporadic Goitrous Cretinism

    Affected children have a large head, short limbs, puffy eyes, coarse hair, a round abdomen, a thick and protruding tongue with drooling, excessively dry skin, lack of coordination[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Rarely, sexual precocity and galactorrhea with pituitary enlargement may occur. Deafness is occasionally associated with goiters.[generalhealthtopics.com] The nose is flat and broad; forehead low, and the head covered by thick, coarse, chestnut-colored hair. Strabismus in both eyes; fissures of the 3 ves verv small.[archive.org]

  • Congenital Non-Goitrous Hypothyroidism Type 4

    […] speech 91 Eyelid edema 90 Cold sensation 89 Decreased sweating 89 Cold skin 83 Thick tongue 82 Facial edema 79 Coarse hair 76 Skin pallor 67 Forgetfulness 66 Constipation[aafp.org] […] below) Hoarse voice, clumsy speech Pretibial and periorbital edema Symptoms of hyperprolactinemia Abnormal menstrual cycle (esp. secondary amenorrhea ; or menorrhagia ) Galactorrhea[amboss.com] […] and difficulty concentrating Numbness in fingers and toes (peripheral neuropathy) Hair loss Decreased sense of taste and smell Sleep apnea Milky discharge from breasts (galactorrhea[pennstatehershey.adam.com]

  • Hoffmann Syndrome

    […] with thick skin, coarse facial features, depressed nasal bridge, hypertelorism, and puffed lips ( Fig. 3 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Van Wyk JJ, Grumbach MM: Syndrome of precocious menstruation and galactorrhea in juvenile hypothyroidism: an example of hormonal overlap in pituitary feedback.[karger.com] Extra oral examination revealed that the patient had facial symmetry with the short stature (103) and upper/lower segment ratio of 1.5, rough hair texture, broad forehead[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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