Which immunotherapy agents are used to treat alopecia areata?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Chantal Bolduc, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Immunotherapy

  • Topical immunotherapy [2] is defined as the induction and periodic elicitation of an allergic contact dermatitis by topical application of potent contact allergens

  • Commonly used agents include squaric acid dibutylester (SADBE) and diphencyprone (DPCP) [3]


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