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Does topical minoxidil increase skin blood flow? A laser Doppler flowmetry study

de Boer EM, Bezemer PD, Bruynzeel DP, Nieboer C.
DOI: 10.2340/0001555568271274


Cutaneous blood flow was measured by Laser Doppler Flowmetry after topical application of minoxidil lotion, in 9 healthy males with androgenetic alopecia, and other volunteers. No reaction in the cutaneous blood flow was seen after application of 2%, 5%, or placebo minoxidil lotion.


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