Hypertrichosis with lanugo hairs may occur if certain conditions are present.
Conditions associated with acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa:
(1) hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism
(2) anorexia nervosa
(3) porphyria cutanea tarda
(6) POEMS syndrome (peripheral neuropathy, organomegaly, endocrine disorder, monoclonal gammopathy, skin changes)
(8) juvenile dermatomyositis
(9) malabsorption syndrome
(10) CNS disease or trauma
Drugs causing hypertrichosis:
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