Alopecia areata: More on topical sensitizers1

G. Orecchia, M. A. Marelli, L. Perfetti, G. Rabbiosi

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Our experience on treating alopecia areata with topical sensitizers (diphencypronc. squaric acid dibutyles-ter) is reported: staging, prognosis, side effects, follow-up. and psychological attitude of the patients towards this therapy and wigs arc the focused aspects. The possible mechanisms of action of these allergens are discussed, reporting the case of a female patient with concomitant appearance of hair regrowlh and psoriatic plaques in the same area after SADBE therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-59
Number of pages3
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1990


  • Alopecia areata
  • Leukotrienes
  • Psoriasis
  • Topical sensitizers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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