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Minoxidil 5% Solution for Topical Treatment of Loose Anagen Hair Syndrome

Authors

  • Nisha S. Chandran M.B.B.S., M.Med., M.R.C.P. (UK),

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    1. Division of Dermatology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital, Singapore
    • Address correspondence to Nisha Suyien Chandran, M.B.B.S., M.Med., M.R.C.P. (UK), Division of Dermatology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074, or e-mail: nishasuch@gmail.com.

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  • Arnold P. Oranje M.D., Ph.D.

    1. Department of Dermatology, Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Abstract

A 2-year-old girl with a diagnosis of loose anagen hair syndrome was treated with a tapering regime of minoxidil 5% solution over 28 months, resulting in quick, significant clinical improvement with no adverse effects.

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