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JAK inhibitors may be first effective treatment for people with alopecia areata

11:45 EDT 22 Sep 2016 | News-Medical.net

Seventy-five percent of patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata—an autoimmune disease that causes patchy, and less frequently, total hair loss—had significant hair regrowth after treatment with ruxolitinib, reported researchers from Columbia University Medical Center. By the end of their treatment, average hair regrowth was 92 percent.

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