The patient's maternal great-uncle also reportedly had generalized hypertrichosis. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Drugs are indicated for treatment when hyperandrogenism is confirmed by various laboratory tests. Alopecia areata totalis universalis Ophiasis Androgenic alopecia male-pattern baldness Hypotrichosis Telogen effluvium Traction alopecia Lichen planopilaris Trichorrhexis nodosa Alopecia neoplastica Anagen effluvium Alopecia mucinosa cicatricial alopecia: The use of chemical depilatories is limited because of several disadvantages:
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Excessive or unwanted hair in women
Should drug regimen discontinuation not be an option, common methods of hair removal such as depilatory agents and shaving may be used. YAG laser, the nm long-pulsed alexandrite, and the nm diode laser. Eleven patients with primary generalized or symmetrical localized hypertrichosis were identified; all had medical records and photographs available for review. Despite the early diagnosis, the patient's parents sought the opinions of several specialists, which led to extensive endocrinologic testing. This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat The hypertrichosis is often present at birth or develops during early infancy, but in up to half of the reported cases, the hypertrichosis begins during puberty. Prolactin would be raised in hyperprolactinemia due to hypothalamic disease or a pituitary tumor.