Ketoconazole Shampoo: Effect of Long-Term Use in Androgenic Alopecia

@article{Pirardfranchimont1998KetoconazoleSE,
  title={Ketoconazole Shampoo: Effect of Long-Term Use in Androgenic Alopecia},
  author={C. Pi{\'e}rard‐franchimont and P. De Doncker and G. Cauwenbergh and G. Pi{\'e}rard},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={196},
  pages={474 - 477}
}
  • C. Piérard‐franchimont, P. De Doncker, +1 author G. Piérard
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Background: The pathogenesis of androgenic alopecia is not fully understood. [...] Key Method Results: Hair density and size and proportion of anagen follicles were improved almost similarly by both KCZ and minoxidil regimens. The sebum casual level appeared to be decreased by KCZ. Conclusion: Comparative data suggest that there may be a significant action of KCZ upon the course of androgenic alopecia and that Malassezia spp. may play a role in the inflammatory reaction. The clinical significance of the results…Expand Abstract
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