How does age affect the prognosis of alopecia areata treated with topical immunotherapy?

Updated: Aug 06, 2020
  • Author: Chantal Bolduc, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
  • Print

Age at onset was also a significant variable, with older age at onset leading to a better prognosis. A lag period of 3 months was usually present between the onset of therapy and the presence of regrowth.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!