John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Current understanding of androgenetic alopecia. Part I: Etiopathogenesis Volume 10, numéro 4, June 2000

Department of Dermatology, Philipp University, Deutschhausstr. 9, D-35033 Marburg, Germany.
  • Page(s) : 319-27
  • Année de parution : 2000

Inheritance A genetic predisposition is a characteristic feature of AGA. The pattern of inheritance is still considered by some authors to be consistent with an autosomal dominant transmission [2]. However, the relatively strong concordance of the degree of baldness in fathers and sons is not consistent with a simple Mendelian trait and a polygenic basis is today considered to be most likely [3, 4]. The predisposing genes are still unknown [...]