Patient 10: Hair Loss

Author: Gianpiero Pescarmona
Date: 21/11/2007


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Patient description

sex : female
Age : 26

Hair loss (Alopecia)and acne (mild) that often are dependent on estrogen deficiency or androgen excess

Steroid Hormones Catabolites (urines, 24 hours)

The stunning result is the increase of 16 OH DHEA (670 ; normal range 65-500) and decrease of DHEA (18; 50-900)

KEGG PATHWAYS: Steroid hormones Pathway (Free on the Web)

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From 2004 to 2006 Lamictal (Lamotrigine) teraphy for a mild form of epilepsy

Search on PubMed the Scientific Journals Lamotrigine hair loss:

(only 1 patient)

Lamotrigine and hair loss 2006

Hair Loss as a Side Effect of Lamotrigine Treatment 2006 FullText (Free on the Web)

The hair loss was mainly located in the area of the temporal bone, which is characteristic for pharmacologically induced alopecia

Googling lamotrigine hair loss (Free on the Web)

(tenths of patients)

Blog Hair Loss Lamotrigine

Dr Bob's

upgrade 2011

The steroid metabolome in lamotrigine-treated women with epilepsy. 2011 PDF

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Rxisk hair: Lamictal

(512 patients, 16/10/2014)

Dove faccio l'esame a Torino?

Anche sapendo dove si fanno gli esami, se cerco con Google steroidi urinari oirm sant anna non trovo nulla.

Ma se scrivo Urinary Steroids trovo qualcosa......

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