177 Possible Causes for Lanugo

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Growth of a downy layer of hair called lanugo all over the body, including the face.[pbs.org] […] not eating the food • Feeling sad, anxious or irritable • Feeling cold all the time • Tremendous weight loss • Exhaustion • Dizziness • Fine, soft hair on the body called lanugo[ulifeline.org] […] cycle Skin may be dry or have a yellow tint Breasts become smaller Adolescents often look physically younger than their age They can often be hyperactive The body grows lanugo[cincinnatichildrens.org]

  • Tinea Corporis

    On the body, fungi lodge in the stratum corneum and do not invade lanugo hairs.[medicinenet.com]

  • Distichiasis

    Cryotherapy is still a common treatment for aberrant eyelashes, but freezing can result in eyelid margin thinning, loss of adjacent normal eyelashes, and persistent lanugo[aao.org]

  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

    Other clinical findings include hypertrichosis of the lanugo type, scarring alopecia, red fluorescence in the teeth and urine in long-wave UV, and marked photophobia. synonyms[dermis.net]

  • Harlequin Type Ichthyosis

    The eyebrows and eyelashes are formed, and the skin is pink and covered with fine hair called lanugo .[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Hypertrichosis

    Features of lanugo hair: (1) fine and thin (2) nonpigmented (3) may become very long Location where lanugo hairs may proliferate: (1) eyebrows and eyelashes (2) forehead ([meducator3.net] Acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa is a rare disorder, which consists of abnormal and excessive growth of fine lanugo hair.[nejm.org] The type of hair occurring in this condition is usually lanugo hair or terminal hair.[healthhype.com]

  • Sebocystomatosis

    […] intricately infolded thin epidermal lining, without a granular layer, incorporating abortive hair follicles and at times sebaceous, eccrine, or apocrine structures, and contain lanugo[btb.termiumplus.gc.ca]

  • Lithopedion

    The eyebrows and eyelashes are formed, and the skin is pink and covered with fine hair called lanugo .[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Pituitary Dwarfism

    The hormone deficiencies can lead to a wide range of clinical manifestations, but the most common ones are marked growth retardation, retention of lanugo or secondary hairs[animalabs.com]

  • Skin Atrophy

    Besides the color referred to, the skin may be wrinkled, dry with slight scaling, may have atrophied hairs of the lanugo type with all varieties of verruca and telangiectasis[hpathy.com]

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