Androgenetic Alopecia

  • Robert A. Norman
  • Edward M. YoungJr


Synonyms include male and female pattern baldness.


Hair Loss Alopecia Areata Tinea Capitis Anagen Phase Androgenetic Alopecia 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    Young EM, Newcomer VD, Kligman AM. Androgenetic alopecia. In: Geriatric dermatology: color atlas and practitioner’s guide. 1993. p. 24–30.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Hillmer AM, Flaquer A, Hanneken S, et al. Genome-wide scan and fine-mapping linkage study of androgenetic alopecia reveals a locus on chromosome 3q26. Am J Hum Genet. 2008;82(3):737–43.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Alsantali A, Shapiro J. Androgens and hair loss. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2009;16(3):246–53.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Krajcik RA, Vogelman JH, Malloy VL, Orentreich N. Transplants from balding and hairy androgenetic alopecia scalp regrow hair comparably well on immunodeficient mice. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003;48(5):752–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Luderer HF, Demay MB. The vitamin D receptor, the skin and stem cells. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2010;121:314–6.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Rittmaster RS. Finasteride. N Engl J Med. 1994;330(2):120–5.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Norman
    • 1
  • Edward M. YoungJr
    • 2
  1. 1.Dermatology HealthcareTampaUSA
  2. 2.TarzanaUSA

Personalised recommendations