TITLE

Punch Transplantation in "Early" Androgenetic Alopecia

AUTHOR(S)
Unger, Walter P.
PUB. DATE
December 1984
SOURCE
Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Dec84, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p945
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Despite the prognostic difficulties that punch transplanting into areas of "early" androgenetic alopecia presents, this approach has many advantages for most patients. Technical considerations as well as five case histories are presented here.
ACCESSION #
12789397

 

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