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920 Possible Causes for Leprosy, Loss of Hair

  • Skin Infection

    Bacterial Skin Infections Leprosy Leprosy is caused by a slow-growing type of bacteria called Mycobacteriumleprae (M. leprae).[] Read more Alopecia Areata Alopecia is a general term for hair loss. Alopecia areata is a common cause of non-scarring hair loss that can occur at any age.[] Scalp Infection Symptoms of a fungal scalp infection include patchy hair loss and crusty sores.[]

  • Follicular Mucinosis

    Three patients showed complete clearing after anti-leprosy treatment, and the fourth patient is currently taking anti-leprosy treatment and showed good clinical response.[] Synonym: Alopecia mucinosa Follicular mucinosis is manifested by the development of infiltrated, often scaling, pink to red plaques, with a loss of hair within the plaque.[] Post Views: 438 Also called follicular mucinosis, alopecia mucinosa is an inflammatory health condition affecting the sebaceous glands and hair follicles, causing hair loss[]

  • Alopecia

    Alopecia is characterized by loss of hair from the scalp and body. Such a type of condition is also commonly referred to as hair loss.[] Alopecia is a general term and can refer to hair loss from any cause. Indeed many diseases can cause hair loss but most are quite rare.[] Alopecia areata is an autoimmune dermatological disorder characterised by loss of hair in one or more discrete patches over the scalp.[]

  • Leprosy

    Age specific incidence of leprosy has a mean age of 10 years old representing almost 20% of all the leprosy cases.[] There may also be loss of hair in the affected skin areas.[] Hair loss can lead to lack of eyebrow hair. In the absence of nerve disease, leprosy is like any other minor infection. It takes 2-10 years to show the first symptoms.[]

  • Folliculitis Decalvans

    Nongonococcal Urethritis NGU Absorption Test FTAABS Test 104 Yaws 113 Diseases Caused by Chlamydiae 120 Granuloma Inguinale 129 Leprosy 146 Rhinoscleroma 154 144 162 Brucellosis[] alopecia and scarring.[] […] actinomycetes Tuberculosis cutis Scrophuloderma Lupus vulgaris Reaction to BCG vaccination or sensitivity tests Papulonecrotic tuberculid Diseases caused by atypical mycobacteria Leprosy[]

  • Psoriasis

    The 24-year-old said: "People would put on gloves and not want to touch me because they thought it was, like, leprosy or something."[] Scalp psoriasis and hair loss (psoriatic alopecia) Shuster first described psoriatic alopecia and till date less than 60 cases of psoriatic alopecia are reported.[] People used to believe that psoriasis was the same as leprosy, but that is not the case.[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    It is important to be aware of such manifestations of leprosy and improve awareness of it in clinicians to avoid misdiagnosis and delay in treatment.[] Lupus and hair loss Some hair may fall out (alopecia) . Any hair loss tends to be minor and cause hair 'thinning' rather than bald patches.[] Diffuse hair loss (nonscarring alopecia ) with brittle hair shafts Subacute CLE Flat scaly patches resembling psoriasis , often in network pattern Annular (ring-shaped) polycyclic[]

  • Exfoliative Dermatitis

    Exfoliative dermatitis associated with hepatitis has been reported in leprosy patients taking dapsone in daily dosage of 200 mg daily or more previously.[] Exfoliative dermatitis is an extensive scaling of the skin, frequently associated with pruritus or itching, erythroderma or redness of the skin, and loss of hair.[] Pemphigus foliaceus: A rare case of exfoliative dermatitis Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka[]

  • Fasciolopsiasis

    […] total of 13 communicable infectious diseases spread in Indonesia (filariasis, soil transmitted helmints, schistosomiasis, fasciolopsiasis, taeniasis cysticercosis, scabies, leprosy[] Alopecia has no cure but also has no health risks. Alopecia causes hair loss. Less than 5% of people can experience permanent hair loss.[] […] spotted fever Kawasaki disease Kikuchis disease and Kimura disease Kingella infection Laryngotracheobronchitis Legionellosis Leishmaniasis cutaneous Leishmaniasis visceral Leprosy[]

  • Typhlitis

    Isosporiasis Kawasaki disease Kikuchis disease and Kimura disease Kingella infection Laryngotracheobronchitis Legionellosis Leishmaniasis cutaneous Leishmaniasis visceral Leprosy[] Aside from alopecia (permanent hair loss), among the known side effects of Taxotere is nausea and diarrhea, both of which are associated with neutropenic enterocolitis as[]

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