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Title: Successful treatment of female-pattern hair loss with spironolactone in a 9-year-old girl.
Epworth Authors: Sinclair, Rodney
Other Authors: Yazdabadi, Anousha
Green, Jack
Keywords: Female Pattern Baldness
Stereotactic Techniques
Androgenetic Alopecia
Chair of Dermatology, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Head & Neck Clinical Institute, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: May-2009
Publisher: Wiley
Citation: Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2009 May;50(2):113-114.
Abstract: A 9-year-old pre-pubertal girl with female pattern hair loss treated with spironolactone 100 mg orally per day had objective improvement demonstrated by regrowth observed clinically and on comparison of pre- and post-treatment stereotactic scalp photographs taken 6 months apart.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2009.00517.x
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ISSN: 0004-8380
Journal Title: Australasian Journal of Dermatology
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Department of Dermatology, St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Case reports
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