Agents Used for the Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia

  • Masumi Inaba
  • Yoshikata Inaba


The Ebers Papyrus, a document written in about the year 1550 B.C., found in the tomb of an Egyptian mummy, provided a prescription for baldness (Vath 1963; Gerstein 1986). The prescription called for taking equal parts of fat from a lion, a hippopotamus, a crocodile, a goose, a snake, and a goat, mixing, and applying liberally to the bald pate.


Androgen Receptor Sebaceous Gland Cyproterone Acetate Outer Root Sheath Androgenetic Alopecia 
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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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