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Jorgenson syndrome: A rare inherited syndrome characterized by hair, teeth and skin abnormalities. The hair may be normal at birth but becomes sparse by the second decade. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Jorgenson syndrome is available below.
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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 per 100...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 the overlooked hair/scalp...read more »
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