Topical Minoxidil in Alopecia Areata

    Virginia C. Weiss, Dennis P. West, Catherine Mueller
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    TLDR Minoxidil helps hair regrowth in alopecia areata safely.
    The article reports on a study involving three patients with alopecia areata who were treated with topical minoxidil. All three patients experienced hair regrowth in the areas of application within a few weeks to a few months, and no side effects were detected. The article also discusses the pharmacology of minoxidil and its potential side effects. Overall, the study suggests that topical minoxidil may be an effective and safe treatment for alopecia areata.
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