Hair Loss in Women with Hyperandrogenism: Four Cases Responding to Finasteride

    Kid Wan Shum, D. R. Cullen, Andrew G. Messenger
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    TLDR Finasteride improves hair loss in women with hyperandrogenism.
    This study reports on four cases of women with hyperandrogenism who experienced hair loss and were treated with finasteride, a type II 5-alpha reductase inhibitor. All four patients showed improvement in hair density and hirsutism after taking finasteride for 6 months to 2.5 years. The study suggests that finasteride treatment can improve pattern hair loss in women with hyperandrogenism.
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