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What is Trichostasis spinulosa?

What is Trichostasis spinulosa?

  • Trichostasis spinulosa: Abnormal hair follicle development on various parts of the body where the hair follicle contains an excessive number of hairs. The condition is harmless but may be cosmetically unappealing.

Trichostasis spinulosa is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Trichostasis spinulosa, or a subtype of Trichostasis spinulosa, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Trichostasis spinulosa as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Trichostasis spinulosa: Introduction

Types of Trichostasis spinulosa:

Broader types of Trichostasis spinulosa:

How serious is Trichostasis spinulosa?

Complications of Trichostasis spinulosa: see complications of Trichostasis spinulosa

What causes Trichostasis spinulosa?

Causes of Trichostasis spinulosa: see causes of Trichostasis spinulosa

What are the symptoms of Trichostasis spinulosa?

Symptoms of Trichostasis spinulosa: see symptoms of Trichostasis spinulosa

Complications of Trichostasis spinulosa: see complications of Trichostasis spinulosa

Trichostasis spinulosa: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Trichostasis spinulosa.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Trichostasis spinulosa: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Trichostasis spinulosa.
Treatments for Trichostasis spinulosa: see treatments for Trichostasis spinulosa
Research for Trichostasis spinulosa: see research for Trichostasis spinulosa

Name and Aliases of Trichostasis spinulosa

Main name of condition: Trichostasis spinulosa

Other names or spellings for Trichostasis spinulosa:

TS, Elevated, dark, spiny papules on the face or trunk

Elevated, dark, spiny papules on the face or trunk, TS (Trichostasis spinulosa)
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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