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Inherited hair loss (androgenetic alopecia, also known as male- or female-pattern hair loss) is the most common cause of hair loss. It is inherited from either or both the mother and the father.
Current as of: April 1, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineEllen K. Roh, MD - Dermatology
Current as of:
April 1, 2019
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Ellen K. Roh, MD - Dermatology
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