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Whether you are a provider or a patient, we hope that these short cases on hair loss will be of interest to you.
Hair Restoration Case Studies

Case 6: All About Scalp Biopsies

July 2nd, 2021

A 60-year-old woman presents with a 10-year history of hair loss at her frontal hairline. The area is occasionally itchy. She also notes some thinning and scaling of her eyebrows. She is otherwise healthy and does not take any medications. She denies tight hairstyles. There is no family history of hair loss. She last washed […]

Hair Restoration Case Studies

Case 5: Lab Evaluation for Hair Loss

June 18th, 2021

A 30-year-old woman presents with a 6-month history of recent hair loss. When asked whether she first noticed decreased hair volume (thinning) or more hair falling out (shedding) she thinks the latter is the main problem. She has no known medical problems and does not take any medicines. She denies recent weight loss, illness, new […]

Hair Restoration Case Studies

Case 4: Diffusely Thin Hair

May 24th, 2021

A 25-year-old male presents with gradual thinning since age 16. He has used minoxidil consistently for 10 years with minimal improvement. He denies symptoms of itching, tenderness, or tingling. His scalp appears normal on physical exam. What is the most likely diagnosis? Male pattern alopecia Post-chemo effluvium Diffuse alopecia areata Diffuse Un-Patterned Alopecia (DUPA) Lichen […]

Hair Restoration Case Studies

Case 3: All About Minodoxil

May 21st, 2021

An 18-year-old male presents with a two-year history of thinning at the front and top of his scalp. His father displayed a similar pattern of thinning at this age and progressed to lose much more hair later in life. The patient is panicked that he will lose as much hair as his father and has […]

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Case 2: Bitemporal hair loss

May 1st, 2021

A 35 y/o male presents with progressive bi-temporal hair loss x 5 years. He has been on finasteride 1mg daily and minoxidil 5% foam twice daily for the past two years. The patient has felt that his hair loss has continued to progress in spite of being compliant with these medications.   Q: What is […]

Hair Restoration Case Studies

Case 1: Young man with rapid thinning

April 14th, 2021

A 22 y/o male presents with rapidly accelerating hair loss over the past 6 months. He has used minoxidil for two years when the hair loss was first noticed. His father (age 52) started losing his hair in his mid-twenties and now has a horseshoe fringe of hair. The patient is inquiring about a “more […]





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