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40 Possible Causes for Thick Wiry Hair, Total Alopecia in Females

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    What to be alert for in the history --Abnormally thick and wiry hair in infancy --Progressive alopecia with age --Progressively dystrophic nails --Palmoplantar changes --Painful[] Early signs and symptoms generally begin in infancy and may include nail abnormalities and sparse scalp hair that is wiry, brittle, patchy and pale.[] In infancy, scalp hair is wiry, brittle, patchy, and pale; progressive hair loss may lead to total alopecia by puberty.[]

  • Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia

    wiry hair, and occasionally cleft lip and/or palate.[] wiry hair with orbital asymmetry and strabismus. 5 The extracranial features include multiple skeletal malformations, such as sloping shoulders, dysplastic clavicles, thoracic[] , wiry, and curly hair at 2-3 months Defects in formation of toes and fingers, broad fingers and toes, curved last finger Increased webbing in between the fingers and toes[]

    Missing: Total Alopecia in Females
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia

    Affected individuals usually have normal sweating capacity and typically normal teeth, but they classically have pale, brittle, slow-growing, and wiry hair with progressive[] Clouston's Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia - Also called as Clouston syndrome, this condition is characterized by partial or total Alopecia (Absence of Hair) , dystrophy of[] […] alopecia; thick, small, and discolored nails; palmoplantar hyperkeratosis; thickening and darkening of the skin at the elbows, knees, over the joints, axillae, areolae, and[]

  • Atopic Dermatitis

    While the causes of androgenic alopecia remain unclear, especially in females, in males it is commonly attributed to a combination of genetics and the male hormone dihydrotestosterone[] In women, the hairline doesn’t recede but the hair thins out all over the head and rarely leads to total baldness.[]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Alopecia Areata

    […] hair in a diffuse manner (acute diffuse and total alopecia of the female scalp) tend to have a short clinical course with a favorable prognosis, ranging from acute hair loss[] Significance of dermoscopy in acute diffuse and total alopecia of the female scalp: Review of twenty cases. Dermatology 2008;217:333-6. 8.[] RESULTS: Androgenetic alopecia patients had significantly higher total Hairdex scores in terms of emotions, functioning, and symptoms, while self-confidence was significantly[]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Trichotillomania

    hairs they describe as being different from the rest (eg, "wiry," "thick," "stubby," "kinky," or of a darker color). 19 Unfortunately, the trauma of pulling, which damages[] hairs they describe as being different from the rest (eg, “wiry,” “thick,” “stubby,” “kinky,” or of a darker color). 19 Unfortunately, the trauma of pulling, which damages[] Often, children with TTM will scrutinize and then touch or stroke the hair before pulling. 16, 18 Hairs are usually pulled out individually, and often patients will select[]

    Missing: Total Alopecia in Females
  • Virilization

    On examination, she was found to have male pattern alopecia and facial hirsutism on her chin.[] Her external female genitalia was grossly normal in appearance, and her bimanual and rectovaginal examination failed to demonstrate any masses.[] Her serum total testosterone was elevated (360 ng/dL), whereas her serum levels of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) was found to be normal.[]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Alopecia Totalis

    Acute diffuse and total alopecia of the female scalp albeit on immunossupression.[] Significance of Dermoscopy in Acute Diffuse and Total Alopecia of the Female Scalp: Review of Twenty Cases.[] When using WHO scores 0 and 1 (‘no/ minimal’) versus WHO 2 and 3 (‘severe/ totalalopecia) multivariate analyses showed similar results.[]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Zosteriform Lentiginosis

    […] in naevus skin esp on scalp – hair often dark, thick and wiry What are the associations of CMN on the skin?[] […] childhood Surface often becomes thick/rugose or warty - esp on scalp; simulates cutis verticis gyrata Often also develop nodules within larger naevi Can be increased terminal hair[]

    Missing: Total Alopecia in Females
  • Hereditary Mucoepithelial Dysplasia

    She did not have deafness, ablepharon or patchy alopecia.[] In addition, there is a congenital hearing loss, palmoplantar hyperkeratosis with leather grain-like keratoderma. [2] Our patient was a three-year-old female.[] She had very severe photophobia, non-scarring ichthyosis, total alopecia, high forehead, large ears and angular stomatitis - all features that has been found in cases of IFAP[]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair

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