Possible Causes for Loss of Axillary Hair in USA

  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
    Loss of Axillary Hair

    The following symptomatology are found in complete and partial androgen insensitivity syndrome: Presence of bilateral inguinal mass during birth. These masses will be identified as the undescended testes after surgery. Primary amenorrhea among the adolescents. Some children may be reared as females with male…[1]

  • Thallium Poisoning
    Loss of Axillary Hair

    Thallium poisoning is very rare and may occur accidentally, through occupational exposure and because of its potency, it is described as a weapon of intentional poisoning. Symptoms are primarily related to the gastrointestinal and nervous system, while diffuse alopecia 3 weeks after ingestion is typical for thallium…[2]

  • Alopecia Universalis
    Loss of Axillary Hair

    Alopecia universalis (AU) is the most clinically debilitating manifestation of alopecia areata, an inflammatory disease of hair follicle. AU is distinguished from other forms of alopecia areata by a total loss of hair of the scalp and other parts of the body where hair normally grows. The characteristic appearance of…[3]

  • Anterior Pituitary Hypofunction
    Loss of Axillary Hair
  • Hypophysectomy
    Loss of Axillary Hair
  • Sheehan Syndrome
    Loss of Axillary Hair

    Sheehan's syndrome (SS) occurs after massive hemorrhage or hypotension, during parturition or in the postnatal period, which causes necrosis of the pituitary gland and subsequent pituitary hormone deficiency. The presentations of SS arise from pituitary injury leading to a diminished levels of one or more…[4]

  • Portal Cirrhosis
    Loss of Axillary Hair

    Laennec's cirrhosis, also known as portal cirrhosis, alcoholic cirrhosis, fatty cirrhosis, or atrophic cirrhosis, is named after René Laennec, a French physician and the inventor of the stethoscope. It is a disease of the liver in which the normal lobular architecture is lost, with fibrosis (scarring) and later nodular…[5]

  • Pituitary Disorder
    Loss of Axillary Hair
  • Pituitary Apoplexy
    Loss of Axillary Hair

    Pituitary apoplexy describes a condition in which the pituitary gland is subject to necrotic changes that may or may not be due to hemorrhage. Pituitary apoplexy has a variable presentation, although it most commonly presents with headaches, visual changes, changes in consciousness and ophthalmoplegia. Patients…[6]

  • Pituitary Irradiation
    Loss of Axillary Hair

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  1. Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, Symptoma
  2. Thallium Poisoning, Symptoma
  3. Alopecia Universalis, Symptoma
  4. Sheehan Syndrome, Symptoma
  5. Laennec's cirrhosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Pituitary Apoplexy, Symptoma