Possible Causes for Loss of Hair from Body in USA

  • Myxedema
    Loss of Hair from Body

    Myxedema or severe hypothyroidism is clinical condition where the thyroid gland does not produce any thyroid hormone. In some cases, myxedema condition is also being referred to as underactive thyroid. Myxedema typically present with a distinct facial appearance, hoarse slow speech, and dryness of the skin. The…[1]

  • Thallium Poisoning
    Loss of Hair from Body

    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]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome
    Loss of Hair from Body

    Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS) is a rare disorder characterized by generalized gastrointestinal polyps, alopecia, nail changes and hyperpigmentation. In many cases, the symptoms appear in the following order: Gastrointestinal symptoms Weight loss Weakness Edema Ectodermal changes The ectodermal changes occur…[3]

  • Primary Male Hypogonadism
    Loss of Hair from Body
  • Male Hypogonadism
    Loss of Hair from Body
  • Hemochromatosis
    Loss of Hair from Body

    Hemochromatosis is the abnormal accumulation of iron in parenchymal organs and the most common form of iron overload disease. It may be inherited or acquired. The patients suffering from hemochromatosis have the following clinical picture. The skin of these patients acquires a bronze pigmentation due to the…[4]

  • Familial Generalized Lipodystrophy
    Wooly Hair

    Generalized lipodystrophy is a disorder characterized by loss of adipose tissue and, usually, metabolic disturbance due to deficiency of hormones derived from these tissues, most importantly leptin. Generalized lipodystrophy (GL) may be divided in congenital GL, also known as Berardinelli-Seip syndrome and acquired GL,…[5]

  • Colchicine Poisoning
    Loss of Hair
  • Pediculosis Corporis
    Nits on the Hair
  • Hypothyroidism
    Loss of Hair

    Hypothyroidism is a common disorder resulting from deficiency of thyroid hormone. Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of hypothyroidism worldwide. It can be associated with a number of symptoms including fatigue, weight gain, decreased appetite, cold intolerance, bradycardia, dry skin, hair loss, myalgia,…[6]

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  1. Myxedema, Symptoma
  2. Thallium Poisoning, Symptoma
  3. Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome, Symptoma
  4. Hemochromatosis, Symptoma
  5. Familial Generalized Lipodystrophy, Symptoma
  6. Hypothyroidism, Symptoma