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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 diagnoses of alopecia totalis are incorrect...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, ...read more »
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Hair loss (563 causes), Baldness (517 causes), Thin hair (44 causes), Weak hair, Hair symptoms (838 causes), Patchy alopecia (28 causes), Alopecia areata, Atopic dermatitis (227 causes), Vitilligo (23 causes), Collagen vascular diseases, Thyroid diseases (18 causes)
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