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Diseases » Androgenetic alopecia » Glossary
 

Glossary for Androgenetic alopecia

  • Endocrine system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the endocrine systems, such as the related hormones or glands.
  • Genetic Disease: Any disease that is handed down to oneself through the chromosomes of ones parents
  • Glucocorticoid resistance: A rare condition where all or parts of the body are unable to respond to glucocorticoids. Symptoms depend on the level or resistance.
  • Hair conditions: Any disorder the affects the hair
  • Hair loss: Loss or thinning of head or body hair
  • Head Conditions: Conditions that affect the head
  • Masculinisation: Increased male physical appearance in females
  • Myotonic Dystrophy: An inherited disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness and wasting as well as eye defects, heart abnormalities and other anomalies. The severity of the condition is greatly variable. There are two type of myotonic dystrophy with type 1 being more severe than type 2.
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women.
  • Virilism: Masculinization - enhancement of male secondary sexual characteristics in females such as increased hair growth, deeper voice and baldness.

 

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