androgenetic alopecia


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an·dro·ge·net·ic alopecia

 (ăn′drō-jə-nĕt′ĭk)
n.
Progressive loss of scalp hair associated with increased sensitivity of hair follicles to androgens, thought to be caused by both genetic and environmental factors. It is more common and more severe in men (where it is referred to as "male pattern baldness" or "male pattern hair loss") than in women ("female pattern baldness" or "female pattern hair loss").
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The hallmark of androgenetic alopecia is miniaturized hairs, meaning the hair follicles get finer and don't grow as long as normal hairs.
Patients with alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia had significantly lower values of serum ferritin (p=0.
Bergfeld noted that European investigators last fall suggested the combination of oral finasteride and topical minoxidil is the most efficacious therapy for androgenetic alopecia.
Androgenetic alopecia, also known as male pattern baldness, causes a characteristic pattern of hair loss, including temporal recession of the hair, thinning of the hair at the frontal and vertex regions of the scalp, and complete loss of hair with the exception of some fringing.
After announcing those details, Sayar Care explained their breakthrough understanding of hair loss, including the finer points of what causes androgenetic alopecia.
It was the first time the research was shown in Europe, including new findings in the areas of skin microbiome, light therapy for acne, retinol for anti-aging and treatment of androgenetic alopecia.
Its conclusion was measured: "Platelet-rich plasma injection for local hair restoration in patients with androgenetic alopecia seems to increase hair's number and thickness with minimal or no collateral effects.
The research, being debuted for the first time in Europe, includes new findings in the areas of skin microbiome, light therapy for acne, retinol for anti-ageing and treatment of androgenetic alopecia (hair loss).