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462 Possible Causes for Sparse Hair Growth

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

    Other side effects in children include sparse hair growth and frontal recession, and pili torti and trichorrhexis nodosa are also sometimes present.[en.wikipedia.org] In some children, sparse growth of hair is observed along with frontal recession. • Delayed onset of puberty (smaller penis size) and delayed milestones.[hgh.org] Type I TRPS is characterized by typical facial features including sparse, brittle and fine hair, bulbous nose, and a long philtrum, as well as skeletal abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bjornstad Syndrome

    The patients had scalp hair at birth that along with the eyelashes began falling out at the age of 2–3 months, eventually leaving only sparse short hair growth over the scalp[doi.org]

  • Hypogonadism

    […] facial or body hair Growth of breast tissue As the level of testosterone in the body decreases with age, men may also experience: Fatigue Decreased sex drive Difficulty concentrating[everydayhealth.com] As adults, affected patients have poor muscle development, a high-pitched voice, a small scrotum, decreased phallic and testicular growth, sparse pubic and axillary hair,[msdmanuals.com] Such patients have poor muscle development, a high-pitched voice, inadequate phallic and testicular growth, a small scrotum, sparse pubic and axillary hair, and absent body[msdmanuals.com]

  • Growth Failure

    Other side effects in children include sparse hair growth and frontal recession, and pili torti and trichorrhexis nodosa are also sometimes present. [5] : 501 Adults Edit[en.m.wikipedia.org] […] dentition Micropenis Sparse and thin hair A poor appetite Auxological parameters The following auxological parameters are suggestive of GHD. 8 Severe growth retardation with[pharmaceutical-journal.com] […] failure, macrocephaly, a typical coarse face, short neck, developmental delay, psychomotor retardation, sparse curly hair, dark skin, neurologic abnormalities, cardiac defects[amhsr.org]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    Klinefelter syndrome is associated with hypogonadism leading to low testosterone and its secondary manifestations including gynecomastia, sparse hair growth, more feminine[clinicaladvisor.com] At puberty, growth of facial hair is often sparse, and the breasts may enlarge somewhat (gynecomastia).[msdmanuals.com] The presence of gynecomastia and other findings of eunuchoid body habitus and sparse body hair are variable.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchial Disease

    Abstract Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is a rare disease characterized by deficient sweating, sparse hair growth, and deficient teeth.[annals.org]

  • Alopecia Areata

    […] and can thicken up surrounding normal hairs to camouflage the sparse AA affected areas.[omicsonline.org] Minoxidil can maintain affected hairs in the anagen phase to prevent transition into the telogen shedding phase, and at the same time is also a good hair growth stimulant[omicsonline.org]

  • Laron Syndrome

    Affected children have, among other defects, sparse hair growth and frontal recessions. The hair is thin and easy to pluck.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] factor 1 (IGF-1) deficiency and primary growth hormone insensitivity.[karger.com] Sparse hair. Genitalia : Small gonads and external genitalia Other features : include neonatal hypoglycaemia, high pitched voice, decreased sweating.[genetics4medics.com]

  • Sick Sinus Syndrome

    growth in unusual places such as the back (hypertrichosis); and sparse scalp hair.[rarediseases.org] Additional features may include thick eyebrows, long eyelashes, and generalized excessive hair growth (hypertrichosis) with the exception of the scalp hair, which tends to[rarediseases.org] […] be relatively sparse (scalp hypotrichosis).[rarediseases.org]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    We report a male patient with retinitis pigmentosa, growth failure, long eyelashes, and sparse hair, which are typical signs of Oliver-McFarlane syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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