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A trial of 1% minoxidil used topically for severe alopecia areata

Vestey JP, Savin JA.
DOI: 10.2340/0001555566179180


Fifty patients with extensive alopecia areata took part in a prolonged double blind trial to compare the effect of 1% minoxidil in unguentum merck with that of unguentum merck alone. There was no significant difference between the hair growth of patients treated with the placebo or with the active compound.


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