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90 Possible Causes for Sparse to Absent Axillary and Pubic Hair

  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome

    Breast development occurs but pubic and axillary hair development is sparse or absent. When menses fails to occur a remedy is sought.[hawaii.edu]

  • Trichodysplasia - Xeroderma Syndrome

    hair, sparse axillary and pubic hair, sparse or absent eyelashes and eyebrows and dry skin.[rarediseases.oscar.ncsu.edu] […] shaft anomaly characterized by sparse, coarse, brittle, excessively dry and slow-growing scalp hair, sparse axillary and pubic hair, sparse or absent eyelashes and eyebrows[orpha.net] Orphanet Trichodysplasia-xeroderma syndrome is an extremely rare, syndromic hair shaft anomaly characterized by sparse, coarse, brittle, excessively dry and slow-growing scalp[rarediseases.oscar.ncsu.edu]

  • Diffuse Palmoplantar Keratoderma

    The eyelashes are short and sparse, and the eyebrows as well as axillary and pubic hair are also sparse or absent (1), as in our case.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The hair from the beard, eyebrows, eyelashes, moustaches, and pubic and axillary regions was very sparse to nearly absent (Figure 2 a, b, c).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The scalp hair was very sparse, fine, and pale in color, reaching just a length of 3-4 mm in some places while totally absent in other places.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hereditary Hypotrichosis with Recurrent Skin Vesicles

    Desmosomes are the major players in epidermis and cardiac muscles and contribute to intercellular binding and maintenance of tissue integrity. Two important constituents of desmosomes are transmembrane cadherins named desmogleins and desmocollins. The critical role of these desmosomal proteins in epithelial integrity[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypotrichosis 7

    Eyebrows, eyelashes, axillary hair, pubic hair and body hair were sparse-to-absent in the affected individuals (Fig. 2).[medicaljournals.se] Scalp hairs were fragile, slow-growing, and sparse-to-absent in the affected individuals.[medicaljournals.se]

  • Feminization

    Individuals with this defect usually have undescended or labial testes, a short blind vaginal pouch; no uterus, well-developed breasts, sparse or absent axillary and pubic[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] hair, normal plasma levels of testosterone and follicle-stimulating hormone, and increased concentrations of estradiol and luteinizing hormone.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome

    Karyotypic male individuals with CAIS have unambiguously female external genitalia, sparse or absent axillary and pubic hair, a blindly-ended vagina (which may be shortened[humpath.com] […] or sparse pubic or axillary hair.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Breast development occurs but pubic and axillary hair development is sparse or absent. When menses fails to occur a remedy is sought.[hawaii.edu]

  • Sertoli Leydig Cell Tumor

    […] or sparse pubic or axillary hair.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] insensitivity (testicular feminization) syndrome was described in phenotypic females with 46XY karyotype, presenting with primary amenorrhea, adequate breast development, and absent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ulnar Mammary Syndrome

    Ulnar-mammary syndrome (UMS) is an autosomal dominant disorder resulting from TBX3 haploinsufficiency. It typically affects limb, apocrine gland, hair, tooth and genital development and shows marked intrafamilial and interfamilial variability in phenotypic expression. We report a family (twin brothers and their father)[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hereditary Hypotrichosis Type Marie Unna

    Body, axillary, and pubic hair is sparse or absent as is beard hair in men and adolescent boys. No other ectodermal abnormalities are observed.[orpha.net] Body, axillary, and pubic hair is sparse or absent as is beard hair in men and adolescent boys.[malacards.org] Eyebrows, eyelashes, axillary, pubic and body hair are spares to absent (Sreekumar, 2000).[grin.com]

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