The Prevalence of Male Pattern Baldness in Asian Men

  • Radha R. Palakurthi


The prevalence of male pattern baldness (MPB) in Caucasians is well documented by Norwood [1] and Hamilton [2]. Takashima, Iju, and Sudo [3] and Kakizo [4] studied MPB in Japanese and found that it was minimal before the age of 40 and, although incidence increased with age, it was lower than in Caucasians.


Fourth Decade Asian Group Sixth Decade Seventh Decade Group Prevalence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radha R. Palakurthi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.India
  2. 2.Hair Restoration Surgery, DHT Clinic, ISHRSBangkokThailand

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