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Localized hair loss in children

Localized hair loss in children: Introduction

Localized hair loss in children: Localized hair loss in children refers to a child who loses hair in a specific area of the body. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Localized hair loss in children, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Misdiagnosis and Localized hair loss in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment...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 overlooked hair/scalp conditions include cicatrial alopecia, traction...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or introduction to...read more »

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Localized hair loss in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Localized hair loss in children

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How Common are these Causes of Localized hair loss in children?

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  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

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Medical Conditions associated with Localized hair loss in children:

Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Localized hair loss in children:

Triangular alopecia, Alopecia areata, Androgenetic alopecia, Trichotillomania (5 causes), Traction alopecia, Friction alopecia, Tinea capitus

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