What is the relationship between contact dermatitis and anthralin in the treatment of alopecia areata?

Updated: Aug 06, 2020
  • Author: Chantal Bolduc, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Most patients experienced irritant contact dermatitis. Whether the dermatitis is necessary for efficacy remains under debate.

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