Dapsone versus topical immunotherapy in alopecia areata.


Twenty-seven patients with severe alopecia areata were treated with dapsone. The results of a mean treatment duration of 10 +/- 0.5 months are reported, and compared with the results of long-term topical immunotherapy obtained previously at the same institute. The efficacy of dapsone proved to be markedly inferior to that of topical immunotherapy. The… (More)


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@article{Baar1995DapsoneVT, title={Dapsone versus topical immunotherapy in alopecia areata.}, author={H M van Baar and Carine Joanna Maria Van der Vleuten and Peter C. M. van de Kerkhof}, journal={The British journal of dermatology}, year={1995}, volume={133 2}, pages={270-4} }