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156 Possible Causes for Lanugo, Vitamin Deficiency

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    […] 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] Vitamin B12 (B12) deficiency is known to be associated with various neurological manifestations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Growth of a downy layer of hair called lanugo all over the body, including the face. Important Facts: It typically develops in early to mid-adolescence.[pbs.org]

  • Malnutrition

    When malnutrition is caused by anorexia nervosa, a number of specific dermatological features are seen: Dermatological feature Explanation Lanugo hair Fine, downy, pale hair[dermnetnz.org] Here we describe cases of scurvy and vitamin D deficiency in 2 children with cognitive disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sometimes, appearance of lanugo hair. Kwashiorkor: Usually occurs in children aged 1-2 years with changing hair colour to red, grey or blonde.[patient.info]

  • Plethora

    […] levels of vitamin deficiency amongst certain groups including children.[telegraph.co.uk] For instance: acrocyanosis, lanugo, mongolian spots, etc. So, my question is what is plethora in relation to a newborn and where is it located?[allnurses.com] Doctors have said the poor summer weather will contribute to an epidemic of vitamin D deficiency as the lack of sunshine will have meant depleted stores of the vitamin which[telegraph.co.uk]

  • Eating Disorder

    Laboratory and clinical findings were consistent with vitamin A deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dental problems, such as enamel erosion, cavities, and tooth sensitivity Dry skin and hair, and brittle nails Swelling around area of salivary glands Fine hair on body (lanugo[nationaleatingdisorders.org] […] include: anemia brittle hair and nails constipation dry, yellow-tinted skin feeling lethargic or tired frequently infertility lack of menstruation (period) among females lanugo[healthline.com]

  • Infancy

    Hair Some newborns have a fine, downy body hair called lanugo . It may be particularly noticeable on the back, shoulders, forehead, ears and face of premature infants.[en.wikipedia.org] The three cases described here portray the harmful effects of vitamin B12 deficiency in infancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Can vitamin D deficiency be treated?[reliancehealth.com.au]

  • Pregnancy

    Lanugo begins to fall off. Your baby is gaining weight quickly, about one-half pound a week.[medicinenet.com] In our manuscript, we aim to review the existing literature regarding the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, the factors associated with vitamin D deficiency[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is unclear whether maternal vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy and lactation improves fetal and infant growth in regions where vitamin D deficiency is common.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypercarotinemia

    Entry H01266 Disease Name Hypercarotenemia and vitamin A deficiency Description Hypercarotenemia and vitamin A deficiency is caused by mutation in the CMO1(BCMO1) gene, that[genome.jp] It tends to be more common in the restricting subtype of this disease, and is associated with numerous other dermatologic manifestations, such as brittle hair and nails, lanugo[en.wikipedia.org] Common Name(s) Hypercarotenemia and vitamin a deficiency, autosomal dominant Description for this condition is not yet available.[diseaseinfosearch.org]

  • Portacaval Anastomosis

    The skin is fully covered in vernix caseosa (which serves to protect the epidermis) and most of the lanugo hairs are shed.[anatomytopics.wordpress.com] Seite 189 - Progressive neuromuscular disease in children with chronic cholestasis and vitamin E deficiency: diagnosis and treatment with alpha tocopherol.[books.google.com] Month 6 External Features: By the sixth month and the end of the second trimester, fetal skin is now red and wrinkled and lanugo hairs have darkened.[anatomytopics.wordpress.com]

  • Purging-Type Bulimia Nervosa

    […] amenorrhea: lack of period -problem: can't apply to men, women on birth control, or pre-menstruating girls -suggested replacement criteria: hypothermia, low blood pressure, lanugo[quizlet.com] The diet should be supplemented with vitamins and minerals as micronutrient deficiencies are common.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] The physician should also look for general hair loss, lanugo, abdominal tenderness, acrocyanosis (cyanosis of the extremities), jaundice, edema, parotid gland tenderness or[aafp.org]

  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

    There may be bone fragility due to expansion of the bone marrow and vitamin deficiencies, especially vitamin D.[sema4.com] 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] Privational vitamin D deficiency may also occur. The effect upon bone of the new therapies for CEP should be considered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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