Hormones and acne: Pathophysiology, clinical evaluation, and therapies

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Abstract

Hormonal aspects of acne are of particular interest in treating adult women. A review of the role of hormones in the pathogenesis of acne, guidelines for the workup of a suspected endocrine disorder, and an overview of the use of hormonal therapy in women with endocrine problems and in normal women is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)144-153
Number of pages10
JournalSeminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Dermatology

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