International Journal of Trichology

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

Resistant alopecia areata treated with tofacitinib


Govind Sahay 
 Skinvel Hair and Skin Clinic, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Govind Sahay
Skinvel Hair and Skin Clinic, 66, Officers Encalve, Sri Ram Circle, Near Rawn Gate, Main Kalwar Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Sahay G. Resistant alopecia areata treated with tofacitinib.Int J Trichol 2022;14:181-182


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Sahay G. Resistant alopecia areata treated with tofacitinib. Int J Trichol [serial online] 2022 [cited 2023 Jan 30 ];14:181-182
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