ANTIANDROGENS AND THE SKIN

@article{Stewart1978ANTIANDROGENSAT,
  title={ANTIANDROGENS AND THE SKIN},
  author={Mary Ellen Stewart and Peter E. Pochi},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={1978},
  volume={17}
}
Antiandrogens are drugs which interfere with the action of androgens at their target organs. For this reason antiandrogens are potentially useful in the treatment of diseases which are caused or aggravated by androgens. In dermatology the disorders of hirsutism, male-pattern baldness, and acne are known to be related to androgens. Some ofthe evidence that this is the case i s reviewed in the first section of this article where the question of whether abnormalities of androgen production or… Expand
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