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PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) for scarring alopecia and alopecia areata

Recently there have been reports of PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) being used successfully to treat scarring alopecia such as lichen planopilaris.  In addition there have been case reports of being successfully used for alopecia areata.  By far the most experience continues with male and female pattern hair loss where published data continues to confirm a positive effect on hair growth.  For scarring alopecias and alopecia areata, PRP may be an important new treatment option for difficult and recalcitrant cases. 

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