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Female pattern hair loss may be triggered by low oestrogen to androgen ratio.

  title={Female pattern hair loss may be triggered by low oestrogen to androgen ratio.},
  author={Bozena Riedel-Baima and Alexander Riedel},
  journal={Endocrine regulations},
  volume={42 1},
OBJECTIVE In both sexes the androgenetic alopecia is known to be mediated by the conversion of circulating androgens into dihydrotestosterone within the hair follicle. [] Key MethodMETHODS We studied 20 premenopausal women with female pattern hair loss and 9 healthy women for serum levels of LH, FSH, estradiol, free and total testosterone, sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) on the first day of their menstrual cycle.

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