Hypertrichosis in females applying minoxidil topical solution and in normal controls

@article{Dawber2003HypertrichosisIF,
  title={Hypertrichosis in females applying minoxidil topical solution and in normal controls},
  author={Rpr Dawber and Jan Rundegren},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology},
  year={2003},
  volume={17}
}
  • R. Dawber, J. Rundegren
  • Published 1 May 2003
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Background  Hypertrichosis has been reported more frequently in females than in males who use minoxidil topical solution (MTS) for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia (AGA). This article examines the occurrence of MTS‐induced hypertrichosis in females. 
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