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Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome

Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome: Introduction

Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome: A very rare disorder characterized by patches of hair loss involving the scalp, armpits, eyebrows and genitals. The hair loss on the scalp is accompanied by scarring of the skin. Hair follicles become eruptive and spiny usually months to years after hair loss. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome

Wrongly Diagnosed with Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome?

Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome: Complications

Read more about complications of Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome.

Causes of Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome

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 diagnoses...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 conditions include cicatrial...read more »

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Definitions of Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Picardi-Lassueur-Little syndrome as a "rare disease".
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