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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[] Vitamin B12 (B12) deficiency is known to be associated with various neurological manifestations.[] 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.[]

  • 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[] Here we describe cases of scurvy and vitamin D deficiency in 2 children with cognitive disorders.[] Sometimes, appearance of lanugo hair. Kwashiorkor: Usually occurs in children aged 1-2 years with changing hair colour to red, grey or blonde.[]

  • Plethora

    […] levels of vitamin deficiency amongst certain groups including children.[] For instance: acrocyanosis, lanugo, mongolian spots, etc. So, my question is what is plethora in relation to a newborn and where is it located?[] 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[]

  • Eating Disorder

    Laboratory and clinical findings were consistent with vitamin A deficiency.[] 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[] […] include: anemia brittle hair and nails constipation dry, yellow-tinted skin feeling lethargic or tired frequently infertility lack of menstruation (period) among females lanugo[]

  • 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.[] The three cases described here portray the harmful effects of vitamin B12 deficiency in infancy.[] Can vitamin D deficiency be treated?[]

  • Pregnancy

    Lanugo begins to fall off. Your baby is gaining weight quickly, about one-half pound a week.[] 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[] 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.[]

  • 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[] 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[] Common Name(s) Hypercarotenemia and vitamin a deficiency, autosomal dominant Description for this condition is not yet available.[]

  • Portacaval Anastomosis

    The skin is fully covered in vernix caseosa (which serves to protect the epidermis) and most of the lanugo hairs are shed.[] Seite 189 - Progressive neuromuscular disease in children with chronic cholestasis and vitamin E deficiency: diagnosis and treatment with alpha tocopherol.[] 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.[]

  • 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[] The diet should be supplemented with vitamins and minerals as micronutrient deficiencies are common.[] The physician should also look for general hair loss, lanugo, abdominal tenderness, acrocyanosis (cyanosis of the extremities), jaundice, edema, parotid gland tenderness or[]

  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

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

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