atrichia


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atrichia

Medicine. congenital or acquired baldness. Also atrichosis.
See also: Baldness
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Dermoscopic features seen in telogen effluvium were as follows: peripilar brown halo - 2 (7.4%), focal atrichia - 17 (63%), pilosebaceous single and double - hair units - 21 (78%) and 5 (18%) patients, respectively.
The main clinical characteristics are hair loss, palmoplantar keratoderma, dystrophic nails, atrichia or hypotrichosis, and discrete skin hyperpigmentation.
Congenital atrichia with papular lesions (APL) is a rare disease with autosomal recessive inheritance characterized by scarring alopecia that develops soon after birth.
Particularly any staff exposed to contact of solution due to a leak or spill, and has consequent symptoms such as atrichia, dermatitis, gastrointestinal system or mucous membrane problems should be evaluated with their complete blood count and basic biochemical observations.
This newly discovered molecular function likely explains why mutations in the hairless gene contribute to the pathogenesis of atrichia with papular lesions.
In 1954, Damste and prakken (1) followed by lowenthal and Prakken in 1961 (2, 4) used the terminology for patients with atrichia with multiple follicular keratinous cysts.