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Congenital alopecia X-linked

Congenital alopecia X-linked: Introduction

Congenital alopecia X-linked: A rare inherited form of reduced or absent of scalp hair from infancy. As it is X-linked it tends to affect males only. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Congenital alopecia X-linked is available below.

Symptoms of Congenital alopecia X-linked

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Causes of Congenital alopecia X-linked

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Congenital alopecia X-linked: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Congenital alopecia X-linked

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed ( more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" 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 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 more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical more »

Congenital alopecia X-linked: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Congenital alopecia X-linked

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Definitions of Congenital alopecia X-linked:

Congenital alopecia X-linked is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Congenital alopecia X-linked, or a subtype of Congenital alopecia X-linked, 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 Congenital alopecia X-linked as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Congenital alopecia X-linked Info

More information about Congenital alopecia X-linked

  1. Congenital alopecia X-linked: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing

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