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What is Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly?

What is Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly?

  • Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by patchy hair loss which has no associated inflammation and scarring of the scalp. Megalencephaly (large, heavy brain) is also present.

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

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Introduction

Types of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly:

Broader types of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly:

What causes Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly?

Causes of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: see causes of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

What are the symptoms of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly?

Symptoms of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: see symptoms of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

Onset of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: early childhood

Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly.
Treatments for Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly: see treatments for Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

Name of Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

Main name of condition: Focal alopecia congenital -- megalencephaly

 

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