Occasionally you may encounter a middle aged client who presents for Cosmetic Tattooing with almost complete loss of hair in their outer eyebrows (often the outer 1/3).
If there appears to be no obvious reason for the loss of hair (e.g. over plucking or injury) then consider the possibility that the client may be suffering from a thyroid condition in particular a hypothyroid disorder (under production of the thyroid gland).
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The thyroid gland lies in the neck just below the Adam's apple and it has important role in metabolism by regulating how quickly the body burns energy, if the body's immune system begins to function abnormally and attacks the thyroid gland this may result in a hypothyroid autoimmune disorder sometimes called Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.
Answer: After early correct diagnosis and medical treatment it is possible that some or all of the sufferer’s signs and symptoms may resolve including in some instances the regrowth of lost eyebrow hair.
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