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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Treatment

…sible urologic consultation. Prostate-specific antigen levels are significantly reduced (up to 50%) by the administration of finasteride. This medication may also result in loss of libido, impotence, or ejaculation failure, and patients should be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…typically spares the frontal hair line in women Hormonal No scarring present Miniaturized hairs Minoxidil 5% solution, foam Finasteride 1 mg p.o. daily (for healthy men and in women who are not of child-bearing potential) Alopecia areata…

Frontotemporal hairline recession in a postmenopausal woman

Frontotemporal hairline recession in a postmenopausal woman

…ticosteroids. The aim of the treatment is to arrest hair loss. Improvement of FFA was most often seen when treated with oral finasteride or dutasteride, but a spontaneous stabilization of the disease may also occur. The regrowth of hair is usually…

Diet and hair loss: effects of nutrient deficiency and supplement use

Diet and hair loss: effects of nutrient deficiency and supplement use

…ening of hair [3,4]. Unsaturated fatty acids may modulate androgen action by inhibition of 5α-reductase, similar to the drug finasteride [42]. Additionally, arachidonic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid, may promote hair growth by enhancing follicle…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Androgenetic (common) alopecia

…ir miniaturization in androgenetic alopecia by follicular counts in horizontal sections of serial scalp biopsies: results of finasteride 1 mg treatment of men and postmenopausal women. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 1999;4(3):282–84. Walker….