Although topical corticosteroids are recommended for treatment of patchy alopecia areata,1,2 there is no good double-blind, controlled trial to support this treatment. We therefore designed this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy of 0.25% desoximetasone cream in this disease.
Charuwichitratana S, Wattanakrai P, Tanrattanakorn S. Randomized Double-blind Placebo-Controlled Trial in the Treatment of Alopecia Areata With 0.25% Desoximetasone Cream. Arch Dermatol. 2000;136(10):1276-1277. doi: