Alopecia may involve low levels of thyroid protein

Guttman, Cheryl
September 1998
Dermatology Times;Sep98, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p1
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Focuses on low levels of calcitonin gene-related protein (CGRP) which may be the cause alopecia areata. Background of a study using radioimmunossay techniques to measure levels of peptide produce by thyroid C cells; Significance of CGRP to the human body; Implication of the finding to patients with alopecia.


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