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Hypotrichosis simplex

Hypotrichosis simplex: Introduction

Hypotrichosis simplex: Abnormally sparse hair caused by a genetic anomaly. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypotrichosis simplex is available below.

Symptoms of Hypotrichosis simplex

Wrongly Diagnosed with Hypotrichosis simplex?

Hypotrichosis simplex: Complications

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Causes of Hypotrichosis simplex

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Misdiagnosis and Hypotrichosis simplex

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. more »

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Definitions of Hypotrichosis simplex:

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

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More information about Hypotrichosis simplex

  1. Hypotrichosis simplex: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications

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