Volume 20 No 12 (2022)
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Treatment options of Alopecia Areata and their Side Effects
Basma Gamal Mostafa Khlil, Soheir Mohamed Ghonemy, Abdullah Mohamed Esawy
Background: Alopecia areata (AA) is a common form of non-scarring hair loss of scalp and/or body. Treatment is mainly focused to contain the disease activity. Corticosteroids are the preferred treatments in form of topical, intralesional, or systemic therapy. Aim of work: To discusses treatment options of alopecia areata and their side effects Conclusion: Corticosteroids are the main stay in the treatment of AA. The other treatments are minoxidil, immunotherapy, and PUVA
Corticosteroids, immunotherapy, intralesional, minoxidil
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