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14 Possible Causes for Total Alopecia at Birth

  • Mesocardia

    We report a 2-year-old male child presenting with total alopecia of scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, and body hair since birth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] an autosomal recessive or autosomal dominant or X linked pattern. [1] The cases inherited as autosomal recessive are generally the most severe form and are present since birth[ijtrichology.com] Congenital atrichia presents as total alopecia at birth, but sometimes scalp hair can be present at birth which is later shed between the first few months, after which no[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pure Hair and Nail Ectodermal Dysplasia

    alopecia and nail dystrophy present at birth.[bio2rdf.org] Alopecia is often the first feature to attract but it is seldom total. The affected males may present at birth with collodion membrane 5.[studyres.com] […] were found. {2:Naeem et al. (2006)} described a large consanguineous Pakistani family in which 4 males and 4 females had ectodermal dysplasia of the hair and nails with total[bio2rdf.org]

  • Biotin Deficiency

    Rashes including red, patchy ones near the mouth (erythematous periorofacial macular rash) Fine and brittle hair Hair loss or total baldness (alopecia) Anemia Birth defects[en.wikipedia.org] Hallucinations Lethargy Anorexia Mild depression, which may progress to profound fatigue and, eventually, to somnolence Generalized muscular pains (myalgias) Paresthesias Total[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Rothmund Thomson Syndrome

    Children with RTS may have sparse scalp hair or even total alopecia. Eyelashes and/or eyebrows may also be sparse or absent. Growth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most individuals with RTS are the result of a full-term pregnancy but tend to have low birth weight and length for gestational age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex

    Except for total alopecia in the younger brother, no diseases are known in the family.[dx.doi.org] At birth, the patient presented with extensive areas of superficially eroded skin, with epidermal sheets detached on fingers and toes.[dx.doi.org]

  • Atrichia with Papular Lesions

    Abstract Atrichia with papular lesions (APL) is a rare autosomal recessive form of total alopecia, characterized by hair loss soon after birth and the development of papular[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Congenital atrichia with papular lesions is a rare, recessively inherited condition of total alopecia, characterized clinically by complete and irreversible hair[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DISCUSSION: APL is an autosomal recessive form of total alopecia, characterized by hair loss soon after birth and the development of follicular papules with absence of terminal[jemds.com]

  • Situs Inversus

    We report a 2-year-old male child presenting with total alopecia of scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, and body hair since birth.[ijtrichology.com] Congenital atrichia presents as total alopecia at birth, but sometimes scalp hair can be present at birth which is later shed between the first few months, after which no[ijtrichology.com] Congenital atrichia is a rare form of irreversible alopecia that is usually inherited as an autosomal recessive pattern.[ijtrichology.com]

  • Pallister-Killian Syndrome

    Dysmorphic features noted at birth included frontal bossing, patchy frontotemporal alopecia, upturned nares, long philtrum, large median cleft palate, hypopigmented skin whorls[nature.com] The baby was ventilated for a total of 31 days and then placed in hood oxygen until day 54.[nature.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Nail Dysplasia

    To date only 20 cases of PHNED have been reported worldwide Case 1 A 15 years old Yemeni boy presented with total alopecia involving the scalp, brows, and lashes and distal[avensonline.org] 20 nail dystrophy since birth ( Figure 1a ).[avensonline.org]

  • Congenital Alopecia

    alopecia of the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, axillary and pubic hair, characterized by hair loss soon after birth and the development of keratin-filled cysts or horny papules[ijpd.in] […] both the buttocks with retiform like purpura extending on the lower back Click here to view Atrichia congenita with papular lesions is a rare, autosomal recessive form of total[ijpd.in]

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