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Causes of Hypertrichosis

Causes of Hypertrichosis

Hypertrichosis is caused by a genetic birth defect or a side effect of certain medications. Hypertrichosis may also be related to an underlying illness.

List of causes of Hypertrichosis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Hypertrichosis) that could possibly cause Hypertrichosis includes:

Common Causes of Hypertrichosis

Following is a list of common causes of Hypertrichosis:

Other Causes of Hypertrichosis

Following is a list of other causes of Hypertrichosis:

Causes of Hypertrichosis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Hypertrichosis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Hypertrichosis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Hypertrichosis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Hypertrichosis:

  • Congenital hypertrichosis lanuginose
  • Acquired hypertrichosis lanuginose
  • Patterned acquired hypertrichosis
  • Localised congenital hypertrichosis
  • Localised acquired hypertrichosis

Hypertrichosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Hypertrichosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Hypertrichosis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Hypertrichosis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Hypertrichosis. Our database lists the following as having Hypertrichosis as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Hypertrichosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Hypertrichosis may be found in:


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