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159 Possible Causes for Thick Coarse Hair

  • Skin Infection

    Read more Hirsutism Hirsutism refers to excessive growth of dark, thick and coarse hair in an individual (usually female) in a male pattern.[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    […] that is sparse, coarse, and dry, and the skin that is coarse, dry, scaly, and thick.[] Symptoms include dulled facial expressions, hoarse voice, slow speech, eyelids droop, puffy and swollen face and eyes, weight gain, constipation, inability to tolerate cold, hair[]

  • Growth Failure

    Macrocephaly, coarse face, large mouth with thick lips or macroglossia, frizzy and sparse hair, strabismus, epicanthic fold, thick eyebrows, low nasal bridge and low set ears[] Macrocephaly, coarse face, curly, sparse hair, thick eyebrows, eye (epicantal folds), nose (short bulbous nose, depressed nasal bridge), mouth (large mouth, thick lips, macroglossia[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    […] and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick skin; carotenemia, particularly notable on the palms and soles (caused by deposition of carotene in the lipid-rich epidermal layers[] Thin, sparse on extremities Coarse and sparse Hair loss Sometimes Common Nails Thin, brittle Normal to thick Peri-orbital Tissue Sunken Puffy Skin Thin Normal Skin tone Dry[] […] and thick skin, increased body hair, irregular menstrual cycles in girls, and delayed puberty.[]

  • Pilonidal Cyst

    The risk is higher in obese people and those with excessive body hair as well as thick or coarse body hair.[]

  • Becker Nevus Syndrome

    After puberty, the nevus will become dark and grow thick, coarse hair. Occasionally, Acne may form within the birthmark.[] A 22-year-old man came to our outpatient department with complaints of dark patch over chest, back, and both upper limbs since 8 years with coarse thick hair over a few areas[] Within the confines of the lesion, thick strands of coarse hair with multiple papules and pustules were apparent.[]

  • Lytic Bone Lesion

    The characteristic facies, including frontal bossing, mid-facial flattening, thick coarse hair, and low-set ears with enlarged ear lobules, should raise suspicion.[] thick hair - Coloboma of iris - Congenital cardiac anomaly / malformation / cardiopathy - Dry / squaly skin / exfoliation - Facial pain / cephalalgia / migraine - Failure[] Other less distinctive but supportive features include joint hypermobility, hypoplastic alveolar arches with unerupted teeth, thick coarse hair, hypoplastic mandible and maxilla[]

  • Skin Atrophy

    coarse, thick, pigmented hair (eyebrows, hair a-top a head) Hyperpigmentation of skin and mucous membranes Hairy leukoplakia, Kaposi's sarcoma, herpes simplex virus (HSV)[] […] caused by scratching A linear crack in the skin, often resulting from excessive dryness A deeper loss of epidermis and dermis; may bleed and scar short, fine, inconspicuous hair[] […] café au lait (hyperpigmentation - opposite of vitiligo), melanoma Hypertrophic scarring that extends beyond the borders of the initiating injury short, fine, inconspicuous hair[]

  • Winchester Syndrome

    […] skin hyperpigmentation - Long / large / bulbous nose - Thick lips - Thick skin / pachydermia / orange skin - Thickened / hypertrophic / fibromatous gingivae Occasional -[] Restricted joint mobility / joint stiffness / ankylosis - Short stature / dwarfism / nanism - Tarsal anomaly / fusion / synostosis - Wrist / carpal anomalies Frequent - Coarse[] […] face - Corneal clouding / opacity / vascularisation - Frontal bossing / prominent forehead - Hirsutism / hypertrichosis / Increased body hair - Irregular / in bands / reticular[]

  • Bjornstad Syndrome

    Lusterless, opaque, scarce blond hair. FIGURE 2 Pili torti . Thick, coarse and brittle hair in the left occipitotemporal region. FIGURE 3 Pili torti .[] Dermatological examination revealed thick, coarse and brittle hair in the left occipitotemporal region ( Figures 1 and 2 ).[] CASE REPORT A 6-year-old, white, female patient with light brown hair reported 1-year history of difficulty in combing her hair and the appearance of weak and brittle hair[]

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