Acne and Serum Androgens During Puberty

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Abstract

Mean concentrations of testosterone in sera collected from pubertal boys at the onset of acne were significantly higher than levels from stage-matched control pubertal boys who did not develop acne (P <.0025). This longitudinal study indicated that acne occurred when other androgen-produced pubertal changes began. Androstenedione and dehydroepiandrosterone levels did not differ between the two groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)482-484
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of dermatology
Volume112
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1976

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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