Agents Used for the Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia
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.
KeywordsAndrogen Receptor Sebaceous Gland Cyproterone Acetate Outer Root Sheath Androgenetic Alopecia
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