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25 Possible Causes for Onset of Alopecia in Infancy

  • Perifolliculitis Capitis Abscedens

    Disease onset occurs during infancy.[] […] sporadic, but autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance has been reported.(78,79) Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans presents with diffuse Keratosis pilaris, scarring alopecia[]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    The onset of dermatitis, diahorrea and alopecia after the transition to solid foods are the classic clues for AE, which would be absent in childhood bullous pemphigoid.[] Although childhood pemphigoid primarily presents in infancy, older children can have bulla localised to the perineum.[]

  • Multiple Carboxylase Deficiency

    Clinical presentation: severe acidotic illness neonatally or in early infancy with seizures, skin rash, alopecia, and characteristic organic aciduria, rapidly progressing[] Later infantile-onset form: due to biotinidase deficiency.[]

  • Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa

    It is Autosomal recessive, onset during infancy. Thickened curved nails are characteristic of this subtype, along with childhood alopecia.[]

  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

    On the basis of infancy-onset blistering over sun-exposed areas, atrophic scars, red colored urine and teeth without neurological involvement and evidence of arthritis, we[] Blisters were present on scalp, face, upper and lower limbs with atrophic scars on scalp and upper limbs along with alopecia.[]

  • Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis

    It is characterized by an early onset, mild mucocutaneous candidiasis, increased susceptibility to bacterial infection, hyperkeratosis follicularis, alopecia universalis,[] […] keratoconjunctivitis, diarrhea in infancy, T and B-cell abnormalities, and possible hypoadrenalism.[]

  • Monilethrix

    Clinical description Monilethrix has an early onset in infancy.[] Alopecia, associated with follicular hyperkeratosis and perifollicular erythema, can involve only the occiput and the nape of the neck or, in severe forms, the entire scalp[]

  • Transient Bullous Dermolysis of the Newborn

    It is Autosomal recessive, onset during infancy. Thickened curved nails are characteristic of this subtype, along with childhood alopecia.[]

  • Alopecia Totalis

    , and that the onset in infancy of complete alopecia in patients with alopecia with papular lesions (APL; 209500) may lead to their being misdiagnosed as having the AU form[] Diagnosis Paller et al. (2003) noted that a form of alopecia universalis (AU), which leads to total hair loss from the whole body, is the most severe form of alopecia areata[]

  • Lamellar Ichthyosis

    AR, 1p34, uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase gene, homozygous form of familial PCT; onset infancy, very rare, severe photosensitivity, hemolytic anemia, splenomegaly, dark urine[] 10q25.2-q26; uroporphyrinogen III cosynthetase; early; immediate photosensitivity with burning, edema, erosions late; mutilating scarring in sun exposed areas, scarring alopecia[]

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