Baldness: Lack of hair where it usually grows. Usually on the head.
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causes, and treatments of Baldness is available below.
Symptoms of Baldness
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Baldness?
Baldness: Related Patient Stories
Curable Types of Baldness
Possibly curable types of Baldness include:
- Mycotic infections related baldness
- Iron deficiency anemia related baldness
- Chemotherapy related baldness
- Lupus erythematosus related baldness
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Rare Types of Baldness:
Rare types of Baldness include:
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Causes of Baldness
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Disease Topics Related To Baldness
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Baldness: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Baldness
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often
seen by...read more »
Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of
extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed
as alopecia totalis.
Researchers estimate that about 1...read more »
Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average
percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans.
Some of...read more »
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Hospitals & Clinics: Baldness
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Baldness: Rare Types
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Definitions of Baldness:
Baldness; absence of hair from skin areas where it is normally present.
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