Pulse corticosteroid therapy for alopecia areata: study of 139 patients.

@article{Nakajima2007PulseCT,
  title={Pulse corticosteroid therapy for alopecia areata: study of 139 patients.},
  author={Takeshi Nakajima and Shigeki Inui and Satoshi Itami},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={215 4},
  pages={320-4}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Recent reports of pulse corticosteroid therapy for alopecia areata (AA) show its efficacy for patients with a history of < or = 1 year but not for recalcitrant cases or alopecia totalis/universalis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pulse corticosteroid therapy for recent-onset AA patients. METHOD A total of 139 severe AA patients aged >15 years were included in this study. The duration from the onset of active hair loss was within 12 months… CONTINUE READING

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