Key clinical point: Use of hormone therapy had a significant impact on scalp and hair loss in trans men who used masculinizing hormones.
Major finding: Scalp hair loss or hair thinning was reported by 65% of trans women, 43% of trans men, and 35% of nonbinary individuals.
Study details: The data come from a cross-sectional study including 991 adults self-identifying as gender minorities.
Disclosures: The researchers had no financial conflicts to disclose, and no sources of study funding were reported.
Marks D et al. Br J Dermatol. 2019 May 3. doi: 10.1111/bjd.18099.