McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Male Pattern Baldness — Truth Be Told

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This video discusses the causation of androgenetic alopecia, commonly known as male pattern baldness, and the course of action for treatment including propecia and rogaine.

— Video by Stanis Xavier, Sina Nastarani, Mannish Jogendran and Noor Al-Switi

References:

  • Duplechain, G., & White, J. A. (1994). Male pattern baldness. The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society: official organ of the Louisiana State Medical Society, 146(1), 7-8.
  • Hogan, D. J., & Chamberlain, M. (2000). Male pattern baldness. Southern Medical Journal, 93(7), 657-662.
  • Kaufman, K. D., Olsen, E. A., Whiting, D., Savin, R., DeVillez, R., Bergfeld, W., ... & Shapiro, J. (1998). Finasteride in the treatment of men with androgenetic alopecia. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 39(4), 578-589.
  • Savin, R. C. (1987). Use of topical minoxidil in the treatment of male pattern baldness. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 16(3), 696-704.
  • Sinclair, R. (1998). Male pattern androgenetic alopecia. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 317(7162), 865.