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Australas J Dermatol. 2009 May;50(2):113-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2009.00517.x.

Successful treatment of female-pattern hair loss with spironolactone in a 9-year-old girl.

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Department of Dermatology, St. Vincent's Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


A 9-year-old prepubertal girl with female pattern hair loss treated with spironolactone 100 mg orally per day had objective improvement demonstrated by regrowth observed clinically and on comparison of pre- and post-treatment stereotactic scalp photographs taken 6 months apart.

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