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Glossary for Dry hair

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

  • Acquired progressive kinky hair: An acquired hair condition involving the progressive kinking of hair. It often precedes the early stages of male pattern alopecia.
  • Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy: A rare genetic disorder where the body fails to recognize and respond to the parathyroid hormone. The parathyroid hormone is involved in controlling the blood levels of calcium and phosphate.
  • Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases.
  • Argininosuccinase lyase deficiency, neonatal: A rare inherited urea cycle disorder caused by lack of enzymes (argininosuccinase lyase) needed to turn ammonia into urea resulting in excess ammonia in the body. The neonatal form of the condition can result in death or severe complications if not treated early enough.
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases: Autoimmune diseases of the thyroid gland.
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Bjornstad syndrome: An inherited condition characterized by twisted hairs and nerve deafness.
  • Björnstad Syndrome:
  • Brittle hair: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of brittle hair
  • Chromosome 10, trisomy 10p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material duplicated.
  • Chromosome 10p duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material duplicated.
  • Chromosome 1q duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 1 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material.
  • Coarse hair: The occurrence of coarse feeling hair
  • Cockayne syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by a senile-like appearance, hearing and vision impairment and sun sensitive skin.
  • Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability
  • Deafness -- pili torti -hypogonadism: An inherited condition characterized by twisted hairs, hypogonadism and nerve deafness.
  • Dry hair in children: Dry hair in children is unusually dry hair in a child.
  • Duplication 10p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material duplicated.
  • Ectodermal dysplasia, hypohidrotic, autosomal recessive: A rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by hair, teeth, nail and skin abnormalities and absence of certain sweat glands.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Faciodigitogenital syndrome, recessive form: A rare syndrome characterized by facial, digital and genital abnormalities.
  • Familial hypopituitarism: Impaired pituitary gland hormone-producing activity that tends to run in families. The failure of the pituitary gland in turn affects other hormone-producing glands which rely on the hormones from the pituitary gland for their activity. Symptoms are determined by the degree and type of hormone deficiency involved.
  • Familial hypothyroidism: Impaired thyroid activity that tends to run in families.
  • 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
  • Hartnup Disease: A disorder of amino acid transport resulting in light sensitive dermatitis, ataxia, migraines and personality changes.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Homocystinuria syndrome: A rare genetic connective tissue disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency and characterized by dislocation of eye lens, malar flush and osteoporosis.
  • Hooft disease: A rare disorder characterized by mental and physical retardation, red rash and low blood lipid level.
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Hypotrichosis -- ichthyosis, congenital: A rare, recessively inherited disorder characterized by dry, scaly skin and sparse hair.
  • Ichthyosis with hypotrichosis, autosomal recessive: A rare, recessively inherited disorder characterized by dry, scaly skin and sparse hair.
  • Kinky hair due to secondary causes: A hair condition involving the progressive kinking of hair that is the result of secondary processes i.e. other than genetics. It may affect all of the hair or only some patches of hair. It may be the result of chemical processing which can damage localized areas of scalp or systemic steroid use in some cases. Other forms of scalp trauma may also cause the hair to kink.
  • Kwashiorkor: A malnutrition state that is produced by severe protein deficiency
  • Macroepiphyseal dysplasia with osteoporosis, wrinkled skin, and aged appearance: A rare disorder characterized by osteoporosis, wrinkled skin, aged appearance and abnormal bone development.
  • Mohr syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger abnormalities.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • OFD syndrome type 8: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger abnormalities.
  • OFD syndrome type Figuera: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps, finger abnormalities and absence of all or part of the fibula.
  • OFD syndrome type IX: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger and retinal abnormalities.
  • OHSS: Excessive stimulation of the ovaries that usually occurs as a complication of in vitro fertilization but may also occur spontaneously. The degree of excessive ovarian stimulation may vary from mild to severe.
  • Oculo-dento-digital dysplasia dominant: A rare disorder characterized by webbing of some fingers, small corneas, enamel abnormalities and slow-growing, dry hair.
  • Oculodentodigital syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by small eyes, underdeveloped tooth enamel and permanent flexion of one or more finger joints.
  • Oculodentoosseous dysplasia dominant: A very rare dominantly inherited syndrome characterized mainly by eye, tooth and finger abnormalities.
  • Odontoonychodermal dysplasia: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by tooth, nail and skin abnormalities.
  • Onychotrichodysplasia and neutropenia: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by nail, hair and blood abnormalities.
  • Oral facial digital syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger abnormalities.
  • Oral facial digital syndrome, type IV: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps, finger abnormalities, brain defects and short stature.
  • Orofaciodigital syndrome Thurston type: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger abnormalities.
  • Orofaciodigital syndrome type 10: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps, finger abnormalities and absence of all or part of the fibula.
  • Orofaciodigital syndrome, type 3: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger, teeth and eye abnormalities.
  • Scalp symptoms: Symptoms of the scalp on the head
  • Sugarman syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger, teeth and eye abnormalities.
  • Thyroid agenesis: A rare disorder where the thyroid fails to develop resulting in hypothyroidism from birth.
  • Thyroid disease: Any medical condition which affects the thyroid
  • Thyroid hormone plasma membrane transport defect: Thyroid problems caused by a defect in the transport of a thyroid hormone called T4 (thyroxine) within the body. The thyroid produces excessive hormones to try to compensate for that inability of the body to utilize the hormone.
  • Trichodental syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by short fine hair and dental abnormalities.
  • Tropical sprue: A rare digestive disease where the small intestine can't absorb nutrients properly.
  • Varadi Papp syndrome: A syndrome characterised by deformities of the oral-facial-digital areas
  • Whelan syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps, finger abnormalities and hydronephrosis.

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