Possible Causes for Loss of Pubic Hair in USA

  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
    Loss of Pubic 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 Pubic 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]

  • Portal Cirrhosis
    Loss of Pubic 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…[3]

  • Panhypopituitarism
    Loss of Pubic Hair

    Panhypopituitarism is a disorder that results from the underactivity or the inability of the anterior pituitary gland to secrete essential hormones for the body. This is usually a complication of disorders that affect the pituitary glands either by reducing or destroying its function or interfering the secretion of…[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]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Loss of Hair

    Systemic lupus erythematosus, abbreviated as SLE, is an autoimmune disease which primarily strikes women. Majority of the individuals with SLE experience joint pain, accompanied by swelling. Arthritis is also a common complaint. In addition to these, individuals also experience pain in chest, hair loss, and development of…[7]

  • Pediculus Capitis Infestation
    Nits on the Hair

    Head lice infestation, also known as pediculosis capitis and nits, is the infection of the head hair and scalp by the head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis). Itching from lice bites is common. During a person's first infection, the itch may not develop for up to six weeks. If a person is infected again, symptoms may…[8]

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  1. Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, Symptoma
  2. Thallium Poisoning, Symptoma
  3. Laennec's cirrhosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Panhypopituitarism, Symptoma
  5. Familial Generalized Lipodystrophy, Symptoma
  6. Hypothyroidism, Symptoma
  7. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Symptoma
  8. Head lice infestation, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0