Cutaneous blood flow was measured by Laser Doppler Flowmetry after topicalapplication of minoxidil lotion, in 9 healthy males with androgenetic alopecia, and other volunteers. No reaction in the cutaneous blood flow was seen after application of 2%, 5%, or placebo minoxidil lotion.
de Boer EM; Bezemer PD; Bruynzeel DP; Nieboer C;
Acta Derm Venereol, 68(3):271-4 1988
Department of Dermatology, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.