Real Case: Why did my patient’s eyelid start twitching like crazy?
What does alopecia have to do with polycythaemia? Well hair loss can be one of the symptoms of polycythaemia, but I have recently learned of some other quite interesting associations.
I referred a patient that presented with longstanding hair loss (female pattern alopecia) to a dermatologist who prescribed spironolactone and minoxidil.
I tend to refer patients to specialists when the medication that is typically prescribed is not one that I would ever consider taking myself, at least for alopecia.
Prior to the