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Androgenic alopecia

Androgenic alopecia:
  1. Causes (6 conditions)
  2. Misdiagnosis
  3. Treatments
  4. Videos
  5. Classifications

Causes of Androgenic alopecia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Androgenic alopecia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Androgenic alopecia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Androgenic alopecia may include:

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Androgenic alopecia: Animations


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Misdiagnosis and Androgenic alopecia

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 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 the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include cicatrial alopecia, more »

Causes of Androgenic alopecia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Androgenic alopecia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Androgenic alopecia:

Detailed list of causes of Androgenic alopecia

The list below shows some of the causes of Androgenic alopecia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Androgenic alopecia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Androgenic alopecia. Of the 6 causes of Androgenic alopecia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Androgenic alopecia:

The following list of conditions have 'Androgenic alopecia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Androgenic alopecia:

Male pattern baldness
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Classifications of Androgenic alopecia:

Medical Conditions associated with Androgenic alopecia:

Hair symptoms (838 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

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