[Long-term follow-up of the efficacy of methotrexate alone or in combination with low doses of oral corticosteroids in the treatment of alopecia areata totalis or universalis].

BACKGROUND Treatment of severe and chronic forms of alopecia areata (AA) totalis remains difficult. It has been suggested that methotrexate (MTX) is an efficacious treatment for AA totalis. The aim of our study was to assess the long-term safety and efficacy of MTX in patients with chronic severe forms of AA totalis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-three… CONTINUE READING