2020
DOI: 10.1111/dth.13950
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Abstract: Minoxidil is a strong arterial vasodilator, first introduced as an antihypertensive medication. In dermatology, topical minoxidil (TMX) has been used for many types of alopecia. TMX is not FDA-approved in patients under 18 years old and there are no guidelines for its pediatric use. Low-dose oral minoxidil (OMX) has been used offlabel for hair loss treatment in adults expecting to achieve better therapeutic compliance and greater clinical efficacy. However, little is known about TMX and OMX in pediatric popula…

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