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Glossary for Abnormal hair growth in children

Medical terms related to Abnormal hair growth in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • AIDS: A term given to HIV patients who have a low CD4 count (below 200) which means that they have low levels of a type of immune cell called T-cells. AIDS patients tend to develop opportunistic infections and cancers. Opportunistic infections are infections that would not normally affect a person with a healthy immune system. The HIV virus is a virus that attacks the body's immune system.
  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Abnormal pain: The abnormal presence of pain that one may feel
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Cornelia de Lange Syndrome: A very rare disorder involving delayed physical development and various malformations involving the head, face and limbs. The severity of symptoms is variable.
  • Cri-du-chat syndrome: A rare genetic disorder where a small portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 is missing. The condition is characterized by a high-pitched cry which is similar to a cat's cry.
  • Dermatomyositis: A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Hair conditions: Any disorder the affects the hair
  • Hair symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hair
  • Hairiness: Increasing or heavy head or body hair
  • Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hirsutism: A condition which is characterized by excessive body and facial hair
  • Human carcinogen -- Cyclosporine: Cyclosporine is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Cyclosporine exposure is associated mainly with an increased risk of developing lymphoma.
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Multiple myeloma: A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Phenytoin: Some evidence indicates that exposure to Phenytoin (an anticonvulsant medication) has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure.
  • Scalp symptoms: Symptoms of the scalp on the head
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.

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