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Glossary for Decreased hair growth

Medical terms related to Decreased hair growth or mentioned in this section include:

  • Accidental injury: An injury that occurs accidentally
  • Alopecia Areata: A condition where hair loss occurs in patches for unknown reasons. Although the condition often disappears within a year, it often reoccurs.
  • Androgenic alopecia: A form of hair loss that can affect men or women. In males, the hair loss starts over the temples and the hairline recedes gradually and sometimes complete baldness results. Women suffer thinning of hair all over the head and there is no receding hairline.
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria: A rare inherited disorder of the urea cycle characterized by the lack of an enzyme (argininosuccinate lyase) which is needed to remove nitrogen from the body so a lack of the enzyme leads to a build-up of ammonia in the blood.
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases: Autoimmune diseases of the thyroid gland.
  • BIDS syndrome: A rare inherited condition characterized by brittle hair (B), mental and physical impairment (I), decreased fertility (D) and short stature (S).
  • Basaran-Yilmaz syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by reduced body hair, thickened skin on various parts of the body and the presence of white nails at birth.
  • Bjornstad syndrome: An inherited condition characterized by twisted hairs and nerve deafness.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Burns: Injury from burns and scalds.
  • Cancer: Abnormal overgrowth of body cells.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Cleft lip -- palate -- mental retardation -- corneal opacity: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, cleft lip and palate and cloudy corneas.
  • Craniolenticulosutural dysplasia: A rare syndrome characterized by skeletal defects and an unusual facial appearance consisting mainly of a prominent forehead, wide-set eyes, broad nose and a prominent forehead with a birthmark.
  • Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
  • Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Ectodermal dysplasia: A group of rare inherited conditions which affect the ectodermal skin layer which includes the skin, hair, teeth and nails.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Failure To Thrive: Inadequate or interrupted physical growth.
  • Flu-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to flu including fever
  • Growth symptoms: Symptoms related to poor or excessive growth.
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Hair conditions: Any disorder the affects the hair
  • Hair loss: Loss or thinning of head or body hair
  • Hair symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hair
  • Hairiness: Increasing or heavy head or body hair
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • High fever: Where a patient has an elevated temperature
  • Hypopituitarism: A condition characterized by diminished hormonal section by the pituitary gland
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Iron deficiency: When there is a deficiency of iron in the body
  • Kwashiorkor: A malnutrition state that is produced by severe protein deficiency
  • Marasmus: A form of malnutrition caused by a severe deficiency of both protein and calories
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Nutritional deficiency: Any deficiency of the nutrients that are required to sustain human life
  • Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
  • SIBIDS syndrome: A rare disorder characterized mainly by sulfur-deficient brittle hair as well as osteosclerosis.
  • Scalp symptoms: Symptoms of the scalp on the head
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
  • Zinc deficiency: When there is a deficiency of zinc in an individuals body

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