Create issue ticket

316 Possible Causes for Patchy Alopecia

  • Alopecia Areata

    Persistent patchy alopecia areata Persistent patchy alopecia areata is characterized by patchy scalp hair loss that continues over a long period of time without ever developing[futureofpersonalhealth.com] Patchy alopecia areata affecting the scalp is the most common type. Alopecia areata affects nearly 2% of the general population at some point during their lifetime.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Main forms of alopecia areata Alopecia areata (patchy) Alopecia areata (patchy) is the form with one or more coin-sized (usually round or oval) patches on the scalp or other[naaf.org]

  • Lipoid Proteinosis

    The findings of characteristic beaded eyelid margins, patchy alopecia of the scalp, hoarseness of voice, and epilepsy were consistent with a rare clinical diagnosis, lipoid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The scalp had patchy alopecia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] on face, neck and extremities Late Yellow papules, nodules on face, neck, extremities with eyelid "string of pearls”; Verrucous nodules of elbows, knees, and hands Hair Patchy[cram.com]

  • Amyloidosis

    Late (onset weeks to months) Alopecia - partial Hair thinning and/or patchy hair loss.[eviq.org.au] Read more about alopecia Anaemia Abnormally low levels of red blood cells (RBCs) or haemoglobin in the blood.[eviq.org.au]

  • Syphilitic Alopecia

    Therefore it is important that alopecia syphilitica be considered in the differential diagnosis of patchy hair loss.[aocd-grandrounds.org] This hair loss in its classic form resembles a somewhat diffuse and patchy alopecia areata (patches of hair loss with ragged edges to the alopecia spots).[keratin.com] According to its clinical appearance, SA is further classified into three forms: 1) moth-eaten , or patchy alopecia characterized by small alopecic patches irregularly distributed[derm101.com]

  • Alopecia Totalis

    AA and those with either alopecia totalis (AT) or alopecia universalis (AU).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] totalis in autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I. ( 10594751 ) Hedstrand H....KAompe O. 1999 28 The genetic basis of alopecia areata: HLA associations with patchy alopecia[malacards.org] […] totalis/alopecia universalis and long-standing patchy alopecia areata differentiate these two clinical groups. ( 7738393 ) Colombe BW...Lou CD 1995 36 Alopecia totalis and[malacards.org]

  • Alopecia Universalis

    The genetic basis of alopecia areata: HLA associations with patchy alopecia areata versus alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis.[doi.org] Abstract Three hundred and eight nanometer excimer light therapy has recently been reported to be effective against patchy alopecia areata (AA) in several clinical studies[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The overall rate of any hair regrowth was 65.5% among patients with alopecia areata (74.6% in the patchy alopecia and 54.5% in the alopecia totalis/universalis subgroups).[doi.org]

  • Perifolliculitis Capitis Abscedens

    Painful cutaneous nodules and patchy alopecia.[thehealthscience.com] We report a case of 29-year-old male who presented with tender, fluctuant nodules and abscesses, with draining pus and patchy alopecia on his scalp for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Side view of a black man with painful cutaneous nodules and patchy alopecia, characteristic of perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Alopecia

    Persistent patchy alopecia areata Persistent patchy alopecia areata is characterized by patchy scalp hair loss that continues over a long period of time without ever developing[futureofpersonalhealth.com] […] may be confused with trichotillomania, traction alopecia, and alopecia areata. 5 Pareek 4 described a case of an unusual location of patchy moth-eaten alopecia that presented[mdedge.com] Patchy alopecia areata has three stages.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Pseudopelade of Brocq

    patchy alopecia in adults. pseu·do·pe·lade ( sū'dō-pĕ-lahd' ), A scarring type of alopecia; usually occurs in scattered irregular patches; of uncertain cause.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] [pseudo- Fr. pelade, disease that causes sporadic falling of hair] pseudopelade /pseu·do·pe·lade/ ( -pe lād ) patchy alopecia roughly simulating alopecia areata; it may be[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] (redirected from pseudopelade of Brocq ) pseudopelade [ soo″do-pe lād ] an uncommon type of alopecia characterized by the asymptomatic development of a distinctive scarlike[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Monilethrix

    alopecia Note: Monilethrix is typically inherited as an autosomal dominant trait requiring only one parent pass on a copy of the defective gene on a chromosome other than[merriam-webster.com] This condition results in hair fragility and patchy dystrophic alopecia (hair loss) The term Monilethrix is derived from the Latin word monile, which means necklace, and the[dovemed.com] The phenotype shows variable penetrance and results in hair fragility and patchy dystrophic alopecia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Further symptoms

Similar symptoms