Hirsutism, postpartum telogen effluvium, and male pattern alopecia

Authors


Larry Millikan, MD, FACP; Tulane Medical Center – Dermatology, 1430 Tulane Ave TB 36, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112. E-mail: millikan@tulane.edu

Summary

This paper reviews the interrelating factors affecting hair growth. It presents current data on the development of alopecia and hirsutism in males and females and the newer approaches to treatment.

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