The effectiveness of treatments for androgenetic alopecia: A systematic review and meta‐analysis

@article{Adil2017TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of treatments for androgenetic alopecia: A systematic review and meta‐analysis},
  author={Areej Adil and M. Godwin},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={77},
  pages={136–141.e5}
}
  • Areej Adil, M. Godwin
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Background Androgenetic alopecia, or male pattern hair loss, is a hair loss disorder mediated by dihydrotestosterone, the potent form of testosterone. [...] Key Method Methods A systematic review of randomized controlled trials was conducted. PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane were searched up to December 2016, with no lower limit on the year. We included only randomized controlled trials of good or fair quality based on the US Preventive Services Task Force quality assessment process.Expand Abstract
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    Androgenetic alopecia is the most common type of alopecia in both men and women. About 80 % of Caucasian men and 40-50 % of Caucasian women are affected by androgenetic alopecia. The… Expand
    ConditionsAndrogenetic Alopecia
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