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September 1952

ALOPECIA AREATA UNIVERSALIS: Results in One Case of Treatment with Corticotropin (ACTH) and Cortisone Acetate Intramuscularly and Post-Treatment Observations

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From the Section of Dermatology and Syphilology of the Medical Service of the Veterans Administration Center, Temple, Texas.

AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1952;66(3):397-401. doi:10.1001/archderm.1952.01530280101019

Dillaha and Rothman1 have recently reported on the treatment of four patients having alopecia areata totalis and universalis with cortisone acetate. Three of their four patients responded to oral cortisone acetate therapy. At the time of writing, all three of these patients were still receiving treatment.

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