Eyebrow loss signifies a range of disorders in the body, from eyelid inflammation to a variety of autoimmune disorders, according to the International Journal of Trichology. The loss of the eyebrows is a clinical hallmark of leprosy in India.Continue Reading
Eyebrow loss is known as madarosis and may also result in scarring of the skin. Dermatitis, psoriasis and rosacea may all include eyelid inflammation that can result in the loss of the eyebrows, informs the International Journal of Trichology. Eyebrow hair is also affected at the follicular level by certain systemic disorders, including hypothyroidism, alopecia and lupus. Madarosis occurs in the presence of certain infections in addition to leprosy and as a side effect of the use of certain drugs. Individuals experiencing these symptoms should consult with a physician to determine the underlying cause and treat the condition.
Management of eyebrow loss is dependent on identifying and treating the underlying condition, advises the International Journal of Trichology. When no scarring has occurred, hair begins to regrow following treatment of the cause. If scarring has occurred, hair transplant is necessary as the hair is not able to regrow. The exception is leprosy, where regrowth does not occur despite the lack of scarring.Learn more about Human Anatomy
The whites of a dog's eyes can be red due to a number of conditions, including an inflammation of the cornea, eyelid, conjunctiva, sclera, ciliary body or iris, according to PetMD. Other possible and more severe causes of red eyes are orbital disease, glaucoma, a hemorrhage at the front of the eye or a hemorrhage within the eye.Full Answer >
When the body becomes dehydrated, a variety of symptoms can occur, including weakness, dizziness, decreased urination and heart palpitations, according to WebMD. Dehydration occurs when the body loses more fluids than it takes in. Additional signs of dehydration include increased thirst, swollen tongue and an inability to sweat.Full Answer >
Scientists theorize that eyebrows help divert stinging sweat and vision-obscuring moisture such as rain from running into the eyes. The arch shape helps to keep liquids to the sides of the face. Eyebrows also play a significant role in nonverbal communication.Full Answer >
The causes of a low white blood cell count include autoimmune disorders, severe bacterial infections, disorders of the spleen and liver, bone marrow deficiency, and some viral illnesses, states MedlinePlus. The immune system uses white blood cells to fight off infections.Full Answer >