Early-onset androgenetic alopecia in China: a descriptive study of a large outpatient cohort

    Qi Ding, Yu-xuan Xu, Weiling Sun, Jingjing Liu, Yuyu Deng, Qiao-Fang Wu, Chunyu Cao, Lan-Bo Zhou, Yan Lu, Weixin Fan
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    TLDR Early hair loss common in Chinese males, linked to family history and smoking; early treatment advised.
    A study from 3 years ago analyzed a large group of Chinese patients with early-onset androgenetic alopecia (AGA) and found that it is common in China, particularly in males, and is associated with a family history of AGA and smoking. Early detection and intervention are recommended to manage the condition and prevent associated health risks, such as metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. However, further research is required to comprehend the underlying causes of early-onset AGA.
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