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A man who can’t stay warm

A 54-year-old man from India with a history of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, has cold hands and feet despite wearing sufficient clothing. A specialist has ruled out Raynaud’s disease.

This type of rapid baldness may result from an autoimmune disorder, thyroid disorders or anti-cancers drugs. Photo credit: Phototake

Hair Disorders

Hair disorders are common and can range from conditions including hair loss and baldness, excessive hair growth, and disorders involving the hair shaft. Causes of hair loss include, but are not limited to, genetic abnormalities, skin disorders, diseases, bacterial infections, hormone imbalances and damaging grooming practices.

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