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Baldness: Introduction

Baldness: Lack of hair where it usually grows. Usually on the head. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Baldness is available below.

Symptoms of Baldness

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Baldness:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Baldness?

Baldness: Related Patient Stories

Curable Types of Baldness

Possibly curable types of Baldness include:

  • Mycotic infections related baldness
  • Iron deficiency anemia related baldness
  • Chemotherapy related baldness
  • Lupus erythematosus related baldness
  • more types...»

Rare Types of Baldness:

Rare types of Baldness include:

Baldness: Complications

Read more about complications of Baldness.

Causes of Baldness

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More information about causes of Baldness:

Disease Topics Related To Baldness

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Baldness:

Baldness: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Baldness

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Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The 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 diagnoses 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 more »

Baldness: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Baldness

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Baldness:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Baldness, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Baldness: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Baldness: Animations

Baldness: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Baldness:

Baldness; absence of hair from skin areas where it is normally present. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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