ANDROGENETIC ALOPECIA :
- Most common cause of hair loss in men.
- it’s the visible recession of temporal hairline gradually involving the rest of the scalp.
- in females is termed female pattern baldness- seen as thinning of hairs predominantly involving the vertex, perimenopausal/postmenopausal women are likely to be affected.
- results from the androgenic influence on the hair follicles.
- treatment depends on the grade of alopecia either medical or surgical.