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Finpecia Androgenic Alopecia  (Male-pattern baldness – Common baldness) Commonest type of hair loss. May be a physiological process. Prevalence rate is almost 100% in certain races. Mode of inheritance unknown.
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Finpecia Pathophysiology Normally; On the top: Androgen-sensitive follicles On the sides and back of the scalp: androgen- independent follicles In genetically predisposed individuals ;( Under Influence of Androgens) Terminal hair follicles are transformed into vellus. Shortened anagen and an increased telogen. Decreased growth of hair on the scalp as well as axilla
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Finpecia Role of DHT T converted to DHT with the help of 5 α -reductase. Persons with an inherited deficiency of type II 5 α -reductase & castrated prepubertal boys or eunuchs do not develop androgenic alopecia Under the influence of DHT, the terminal follicle is converted to a vellus follicle High concentrations of DHT seen in the scalp of patients with androgenic alopecia.
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Finpecia Finasteride - Effects on semen production No effect since; Testosterone is responsible for spermatogenesis Men with an inherited deficiency of 5 α -reductase still have normal sperm development.
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