Acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa
A rare cutaneous paraneoplastic disease characterized by the presence of excessive lanugo-type hair on the glabrous skin of face neck trunk and limbs that can be associated with additional clinical features such as burning glossitis papillary hypertrophy of the tongue diarrhea dysgeusia and/or weight loss. It is associated with lymphoma or cancer of the gastrointestinal system urinary tract lung breast uterus or ovary.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024
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Acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa?
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