S1 Guideline for Diagnostic Evaluation in Androgenetic Alopecia in Men, Women and Adolescents

U. Blume-Peytavi; A. Blumeyer; A. Tosti; A. Finner; V. Marmol; M. Trakatelli; P. Reygagne; A. Messenger


The British Journal of Dermatology. 2011;164(1):5-15. 

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Differential Diagnoses and Aggravating Factors of Androgenetic Alopecia

The diagnosis of AGA is normally made clinically, but aggravating associated factors and other diseases affecting scalp and hair growth need to be excluded. As certain treatments (e.g. finasteride) are selectively effective in AGA, it is important to rule out other hair loss disorders resembling pattern hair loss.


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