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1. Androgenic alopecia

Androgenic alopecia Androgenic alopecia - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Androgenic alopecia Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: March 2018 Summary Also known as pattern baldness, androgenic alopecia is a genetically determined, patterned, progressive loss of hair from the scalp and occurs in both men and women. Both androgens and genetics play a role in its pathogenesis. The term androgenic (...) alopecia is best used only when referring to male-pattern hair loss, as most females likely do not share the androgenic pathway. A more appropriate term for women is female-pattern hair loss. The term pattern hair loss will be used when referring to hair loss affecting both sexes. Men present with hair thinning in the temporal areas that advances to the crown (vertex) area as the alopecia progresses. Women usually have more diffuse thinning on the crown area, and less commonly present with a male-type

2018 BMJ Best Practice

2. Injections of Platelet-Rich Plasma for androgenic alopecia: A systematic review. (PubMed)

Injections of Platelet-Rich Plasma for androgenic alopecia: A systematic review. The aim of this literature review was to evaluate the effects of PRP injections into the scalp of patients with androgenic alopecia. A literature review was conducted using the Pubmed and Google Scholar databases with the search terms "platelet-rich plasma" or "platelet-rich fibrin" and "hair" or "alopecia" or "androgenic alopecia". The publications included had to clinically assess the efficacy of PRP injections (...) in patients with androgenic alopecia. Out of the 32 publications retrieved, 14 publications were included, of which 3 randomized, 4 prospective controlled, 4 prospective uncontrolled and 3 retrospective studies. Seven out of 9 studies reported a significant increase of hair density ranging between 12.3 and 45.9 hairs/cm2, (i.e. 19-31% hairs/cm2). Four studies assessed hair loss with the traction test and found a negative result after treatment in more than 95% of patients. Regarding hair thickness, 1

2017 Journal of stomatology, oral and maxillofacial surgery