Sebaceous Gland Hypothesis of Androgenetic Alopecia (Inaba 1985; Inaba and Inaba 1992a)

  • Masumi Inaba
  • Yoshikata Inaba


If the basic concepts of treatment of male pattern baldness prove to be incorrect, the causative mechanism will not be revealed and effective treatment will not be developed for this condition.


Hair Follicle Sebaceous Gland Dermal Papilla Androgenetic Alopecia Hair Bulb 


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© Springer Japan 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masumi Inaba
    • 1
  • Yoshikata Inaba
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Aesthetic Plastic SurgeryInaba ClinicSuginami-ku, Tokyo, 166Japan
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyThe Jikei University School of MedicineMinato-ku, Tokyo, 105Japan
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyInaba Aesthetic Plastic SurgerySuginami-ku, Tokyo, 166Japan

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