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Loss of eyebrow hair (madarosis) is one of those signs which delights the elegant practitioner of the art of physical diagnosis, for at a glance he can recognize a number of otherwise unrelated diseases. Hypertrichosis of the eyebrows is also a sign which demands explanation when not on the basis of heredity. On this page are a collection of illustrative examples in which changes in the normal pattern of eyebrow growth give a major clue to the underlying problem.
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