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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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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 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...read more »
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