Evidence‐based (S3) guideline for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia in women and in men

@article{Blumeyer2011EvidencebasedG,
  title={Evidence‐based (S3) guideline for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia in women and in men},
  author={Anja Blumeyer and Antonella Tosti and Andrew G Messenger and Pascal Reygagne and V{\'e}ronique del Marmol and Phyllis I. Spuls and Myrto Georgia Trakatelli and Andreas M. Finner and Franklin Kiesewetter and Ralph M Tr{\"u}eb and Berthold Br Rzany and Ulrike Blume-Peytavi},
  journal={JDDG: Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft},
  year={2011},
  volume={9}
}
Androgenetic alopecia is the most common hair loss disorder, affecting both men and women. Initial signs of androgenetic alopecia usually develop during teenage years leading to progressive hair loss with a pattern distribution. Moreover, its frequency increases with age and affects up to 80 % Caucasian men and 42 % of women. 

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