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22 / 11 / 2023

 


Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options

Sattam A. Alzahrani, Khalid R. Alabdulwahab, Abdullah A. Alkharashi, Abdulaziz M. Aljuhni, Norah Y. Alqahtani.


Abstract
Abstract
Background:
Androgenetic alopecia is a progressive hair loss and persistent in nature that affects the scalp region, and it is one of the most commonly encountered complain in dermatology. Nearly 58 % of males between 30s-50s are affected with androgenic alopecia.
Case Presentation:
A 28 years old male medically free complaining of frontal and vertex progressive hair loss for the last 4 months. After obtaining detailed history and physical exam, the diagnosis of Androgenetic alopecia was established clinically. The patient was advised to start on Minoxidil solution 5% two puffs daily for at least 2 months. The patient experienced improvement after four months of treatment.
Conclusion:
Minoxidil considered a good initial options for patient who show good compliance. Short period results can be obtained using topical Minoxidil in a compliment patients.

Key words: Keywords: androgenetic alopecia; minoxidil; baldness; hair loss


 
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Alzahrani SA, Alabdulwahab KR, Alkharashi AA, Aljuhni AM, Alqahtani NY. Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options. IJMDC. 2023; 7(12): 2013-2016. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1699035756


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Alzahrani SA, Alabdulwahab KR, Alkharashi AA, Aljuhni AM, Alqahtani NY. Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options. https://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=175548 [Access: March 27, 2024]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1699035756


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Alzahrani SA, Alabdulwahab KR, Alkharashi AA, Aljuhni AM, Alqahtani NY. Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options. IJMDC. 2023; 7(12): 2013-2016. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1699035756



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Alzahrani SA, Alabdulwahab KR, Alkharashi AA, Aljuhni AM, Alqahtani NY. Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options. IJMDC. (2023), [cited March 27, 2024]; 7(12): 2013-2016. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1699035756



Harvard Style

Alzahrani, S. A., Alabdulwahab, . K. R., Alkharashi, . A. A., Aljuhni, . A. M. & Alqahtani, . N. Y. (2023) Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options. IJMDC, 7 (12), 2013-2016. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1699035756



Turabian Style

Alzahrani, Sattam A., Khalid R. Alabdulwahab, Abdullah A. Alkharashi, Abdulaziz M. Aljuhni, and Norah Y. Alqahtani. 2023. Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 7 (12), 2013-2016. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1699035756



Chicago Style

Alzahrani, Sattam A., Khalid R. Alabdulwahab, Abdullah A. Alkharashi, Abdulaziz M. Aljuhni, and Norah Y. Alqahtani. "Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 7 (2023), 2013-2016. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1699035756



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Alzahrani, Sattam A., Khalid R. Alabdulwahab, Abdullah A. Alkharashi, Abdulaziz M. Aljuhni, and Norah Y. Alqahtani. "Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 7.12 (2023), 2013-2016. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1699035756



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Alzahrani, S. A., Alabdulwahab, . K. R., Alkharashi, . A. A., Aljuhni, . A. M. & Alqahtani, . N. Y. (2023) Androgenetic Alopecia Treated With Topical Minoxidil. A Case Report and Review of Treatment Options. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 7 (12), 2013-2016. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1699035756





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