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Beigel disease

Beigel disease: Introduction

Beigel disease: A fungal hair disease where soft nodules form on hair shafts. The nodules may be white or black depending on which fungus is involved. The disease is most common in Europe, South America and the Orient. It occurs mainly in armpit or scalp hair but can also occur in pubic hair or facial hair. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Beigel disease is available below.

Symptoms of Beigel disease

Treatments for Beigel disease

Wrongly Diagnosed with Beigel disease?

Beigel disease: Complications

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Causes of Beigel disease

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Misdiagnosis and Beigel disease

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. 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 more »

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