Hair Therapy & Transplantation

Hair Therapy & Transplantation
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0951

Komal Ramteke

Department of Dermatology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram, Maharashtra, India

  • Research Article   
    To study the Association of Androgenic Alopecia with Metabolic Syndrome and its Individual Parameters in Rural Tertiary Care Hospital in Central Rural India
    Author(s): Safa Patrick*, Sumit Kar, Komal Ramteke and Subhor Nandwani

    Introduction: Androgenetic alopecia also known as male pattern baldness is progressive hair loss characterized by follicular miniaturization in a patterned hair loss occurring due to systemic androgen and genetic factors. AGA has tremendous psychological impact on patients, irrespective of age or the stage of baldness. Androgenetic alopecia in men has been associated with several other medical conditions including coronary heart disease and benign as well as malignant enlargement of prostate, conditions causing insulin resistance such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity. Materials and methods: The study was conducted in the outpatient department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy in a rural tertiary care hospital of central India for a period of 2 years. 103 clinically diagnosed cases of AGA with age and sex matched controls were subj.. Read More»
    DOI: DOI: 10.35248/2167-0951.22.11.185

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