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1,216 Possible Causes for Thin Sparse Hair

  • Rothmund Thomson Syndrome

    It is primarily a clinical diagnosis with manifestations that include poikiloderma, short stature, sparse hair, juvenile cataracts, small hands and feet, bone defects, photosensitivity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The Rothmund-Thomson syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by poikiloderma, juvenile cataracts, bone abnormalities, short stature, sparse hair, hypogonadism, defective[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rothmund Thomson syndrome (RTS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder which is primarily diagnosed by clinical manifestations that include poikiloderma, short stature, sparse[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome

    The hair of affected infants may be markedly thin and sparse at birth (congenital) and is usually fine and brittle and/or may grow slowly.[rarediseases.org] Patient's mother shared the same facial features, and presented sparse hair and small hands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient manifested the complete triad of the syndrome: thin, sparse, slow-growing scalp hairs; a pear-shaped nose; and cone-shaped epiphysis in some interphalangeal articulations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia

    Cartilage-hair hypoplasia (CHH) is a rare autosomal recessive short-limbed dwarfism associated with thin and sparse hair and cell mediated or combined immunodeficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The hallmarks are short stature and thin, sparse, and light-colored hair.[wohproject.org] The patient had the typical features of CHH, including sparse hair and metaphyseal abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ectodermal Dysplasia

    , sparse hair Learning disabilities Poor hearing Poor vision with decreased tear production Weakened immune system There is no specific treatment for this disorder.[nlm.nih.gov] Baby had large forehead, flat nasal bridge, absence of eye lashes and eye brows, thin and hypo-pigmented skin, abnormality of nails, thin and sparse hairs, absent tears, and[digitmedicine.com] […] symptoms may include: Abnormal nails Abnormal or missing teeth, or fewer than normal number of teeth Cleft lip Decreased skin color (pigment) Large forehead Low nasal bridge Thin[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hawkinsinuria

    hair. 0001508 Fine hair Fine hair shaft Fine hair texture Thin hair shaft Thin hair texture [ more ] 0002213 Metabolic acidosis 0001942 Sparse hair 0008070 30%-79% of people[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] […] signs and symptoms may include: failure to gain weight and grow at the expected rate (failure to thrive), abnormally high acid levels in the blood (acidosis), and fine or sparse[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Dubowitz Syndrome

    […] lateral eyebrow Limited hair on end of eyebrow 0005338 Sparse scalp hair Scalp hair, thinning Sparse, thin scalp hair sparse-absent scalp hair [ more ] 0002209 Submucous[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Short foot Short feet Small feet [ more ] 0001773 Sloping forehead Inclined forehead Receding forehead [ more ] 0000340 Small hand Disproportionately small hands 0200055 Sparse[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Vaginitis

    The doctor will also examine your external genitalia for physical signs of atrophy, such as: pale, smooth, shiny vaginal lining loss of elasticity sparse pubic hair smooth[healthline.com] , thin external genitalia stretching of uterine support tissue pelvic organ prolapse (bulges in the walls of the vagina) The doctor might order the following tests: pelvic[healthline.com]

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    Fine hair shaft Fine hair texture Thin hair shaft Thin hair texture [ more ] 0002213 Hypotrichosis Sparse hair since birth 0001006 Palmoplantar keratoderma 0000982 Photophobia[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] : absent eyebrows short, thin, sparse, pale scalp hair short, sparse eyelashes sparse axillary and pubic hair Clinical features from OMIM: 601375 Human phenotypes related[malacards.org] , flat fingernail plates Hair Thin body hair Fine scalp hair Thin scalp hair Sparse scalp hair (in some patients) Hairs can be painlessly plucked with little force.[nfed.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    In addition to neurological symptoms, infants may experience other physical symptoms, including abnormal pigmentation, hypotonia, enlarged liver and spleen, sparse hair, food[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malnutrition

    Physical examination findings included generalized nonpitting edema, widespread desquamative plaques, and sparse hair with a reddish tinge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] changes: Thin, sparse, brittle hair that is easily pulled out and that turns a dull brown or reddish color See Clinical Presentation for more detail.[emedicine.com] […] secondary to fatty infiltration Skin changes: Dry, peeling skin with raw, exposed areas; hyperpigmented plaques over areas of trauma Nail changes: Fissured or ridged nails Hair[emedicine.com]

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