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Alopecia as male pattern baldness at age 40

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Differentiating Alopecia from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

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Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

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Concealing Hair Loss

Primary Prevention

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Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

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Case #1

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Kiran Singh, M.D. [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Atrichia; hair loss; bald; baldness; balding; hypotrichosis

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Alopecia from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Laser Therapy | Concealing Hair Loss | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Acknowledgements

The content on this page was first contributed by: Steven Wiviott, M.D.


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