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Male-pattern baldness: The occurrence of baldness in the male in a characteristic pattern that increases with age. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Male-pattern baldness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Male-pattern baldness:
Symptoms related to Male-pattern baldness:
Hair loss (563 causes), Pubic hair loss (13 causes), Patchy hair loss (17 causes), Fluoxymesterone, Glucocorticoid resistance, Masculinisation, Myotonic dystrophy, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Stanozolol, Testosterone, Virilism
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