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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 181-182

Resistant alopecia areata treated with tofacitinib


Skinvel Hair and Skin Clinic, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Govind Sahay
Skinvel Hair and Skin Clinic, 66, Officers Encalve, Sri Ram Circle, Near Rawn Gate, Main Kalwar Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijt.ijt_63_22

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Several reports more so from western countries present recovery for alopecia areata (AA) with tofacitinib. In this report, we present the case of a young adult male diagnosed with resistant AA with failed treatment to oral as well topical steroids, minoxidil, and oral troxasalen. He was treated with tofacitinib 5 mg twice a day along with biotin supplement. Hair regrowth was observed at 1 month. After 3 months, nearly more than 90% hair regrowth was observed. No associated side effects were noted.


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