Successful treatment of three cases of pediatric alopecia areata using a combination of corticosteroids, minoxidil, immunomodulator and light-emitting diode therapy

Authors

  • Eyleny Meisyah Fitri Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Lili Legiawati Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Irma Bernadette S. Sitohang Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Lis Surachmiati Suseno Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Keywords:

Alopecia areata, combination therapy, corticosteroid, minoxidil, immunomodulator, light-emitting diode

Abstract

We report three pediatric patients with alopecia areata and high seropositive immunoglobulin G of rubella, toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus, and herpes simplex virus. We treated the patients with a combination of topical and intralesional injections of corticosteroids, topical minoxidil 5%, inosine pranobex, valacyclovir, and light-emitting diode therapy with excellent results.

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2023-03-05

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Fitri EM, Legiawati L, Sitohang IBS, Suseno LS. Successful treatment of three cases of pediatric alopecia areata using a combination of corticosteroids, minoxidil, immunomodulator and light-emitting diode therapy. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2023Mar.5 [cited 2024May19];33(1):310-6. Available from: https://www.jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/2101

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