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62 Possible Causes for Lethargy, Thick Coarse Hair

  • Hypothyroidism

    A 75-year-old man experienced neurologic symptoms including memory impairment, ataxic gait, sensory polyneuropathy and myopathy, lethargy, and edema of the face and lower[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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] This results in features like lethargy, easy fatiguability, weight gain, bradycardia and hypotension.[symptoma.com]

  • Myxedema Coma

    A 33-year-old woman with a known history of primary hypothyroidism presented with a 3-week history of lethargy, progressing to a precipitous decline in consciousness that[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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] The typical progression is lethargy evolving into stupor and, eventually, into coma with respiratory failure and hypothermia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congenital Non-Goitrous Hypothyroidism Type 4

    Within the first month after birth, the patient manifested feeding difficulties, lethargy, persistent jaundice, umbilical hernia, and large anterior and open posterior fontanels[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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] Definition (CSP) deficiency of thyroid gland activity; characterized by decreased basal metabolic rate, fatigue and lethargy, sensitivity to cold, and menstrual disturbances[fpnotebook.com]

  • Growth Failure

    Results: Case 1 : A 15-year-old girl presented with 1-year history of constipation and short stature, but no history of dry skin, cold intolerance, hair loss or lethargy.[abstracts.eurospe.org] 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] Other symptoms that may be seen in a child that fails to thrive include: Constipation Excessive crying Excessive sleepiness (lethargy) Irritability Treatment Treatment depends[account.allinahealth.org]

  • Juvenile Myxedema

    It is preceded by gradual or sudden onset of mental sluggishness, drowsiness, and lethargy.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The voice is coarse and low-pitched. There is hair loss and the hair is brittle and dry. The skin is also scaly and dry. The nails are thick and brittle.[flexikon.doccheck.com] Myxedema is associated with other symptoms of underactive thyroid, also called hypothyroidism, including lethargy, weight gain, fatigue, depression, and cold sensitivity,[healthgrades.com]

  • Skin Infection

    […] feeling of illness fatigue dizziness lightheadedness muscle aches warm skin sweating Symptoms such as the following could signal that cellulitis is spreading: drowsiness lethargy[healthline.com] Read more Hirsutism Hirsutism refers to excessive growth of dark, thick and coarse hair in an individual (usually female) in a male pattern.[britishskinfoundation.org.uk]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    US) DM HTN Chronic glomerulonephritis (one of the glomerulopathies) Chronic pyelonephritis Polycystic kidney disease Early symptoms of ESRD Fatigue, drowsiness, apathy, lethargy[brainaacn.org] On history, can be associated with lethargy, fatigue, disinterest, weight gain, low mood, and declining libido. 70 When associated with concomitant reductions in ACTH, anorexia[now.aapmr.org] […] that is sparse, coarse, and dry, and the skin that is coarse, dry, scaly, and thick.[brainaacn.org]

  • Sporadic Goitrous Cretinism

    * Growth failure * Enlarged tongue * Dry skin Causes - Cretinism athyreotic * Dry skin * Enlarged tongue * Flattened nose * Growth failure * Hypothyroidism * Lethargy * Mental[checkorphan.org] 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] 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 Hypothyroidism

    Babies with this condition display symptoms like lethargy, constipation, floppiness and unusual weight gain.[timesofindia.indiatimes.com] coarse hair that goes low on the forehead A large fontanel (soft spot) A herniated (protruding) bellybutton Little to no growth, failure to thrive Illustration by Emily Roberts[thyroid.about.com] The clinical manifestations of CH in neonatal period can be variable and include temperature instability, lethargy, hoarse cry, dry skin, goitrous swelling of neck, persistent[currentpediatrics.com]

  • Hoffmann Syndrome

    Method: A 7-year-old boy presented with growth failure, lassitude and lethargy. He was born small for gestational age at 28 weeks gestation from twin pregnancy.[abstracts.eurospe.org] […] with thick skin, coarse facial features, depressed nasal bridge, hypertelorism, and puffed lips ( Fig. 3 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Its signs and symptoms include drowsiness followed by profound lethargy and unconsciousness.[forum.xpertdox.com]

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