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sjimu 2007, 15(1): 39-43 Back to browse issues page
Efficacy of Clobetasole Under Occlusion in Totalis / Universalis Alopecia
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Abstract Introduction: In spite of different tremedial methods for Totalis / Universlis Alopecia ‚ the success in hair regrowth has proved about 25 –30%. There fore, this study was performed to evaluate the efficasy of local clobetasol under occlusion. Materials Methods: I5 cases with Totalis / Universalis Alopecia were treated by this method. The clobetasol dose was 2g daily, using a plastic cover on the scalp. The course lasted for 4 months and patients were visited monthly to evaluate the complications if any .The response was defined as regrowth of 50% terminal hair. Results: 26.6% of cases showed improvemet. Recurrence was seen in only 1 patient, so the success rate was 20% after a 6 month follow-up. The complciations included transient folliculitis in only one case was observed. Conclusion: It seems that local clobetasol under occlusion is effective in curing Totalis / Universalis Alopecia.
Keywords: Clobetasole, Alopecia Totalis under occlusion, hair regrowth
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/01/27 | Accepted: 2015/04/20 | Published: 2015/04/20
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Efficacy of Clobetasole Under Occlusion in Totalis / Universalis Alopecia. sjimu. 2007; 15 (1) :39-43
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