Acne-associated syndromes: models for better understanding of acne pathogenesis.

@article{Chen2011AcneassociatedSM,
  title={Acne-associated syndromes: models for better understanding of acne pathogenesis.},
  author={Wenchieh Chen and Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch and J-B Hong and Bodo C Melnik and Osamu Yamasaki and Clio Dessinioti and Qiang Ju and Aikaterini Liakou and Safaa Al-Khuzaei and Andreas D Katsambas and Johannes Hofaker Ring and C C Zouboulis},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={637-46}
}
Acne, one of the most common skin disorders, is also a cardinal component of many systemic diseases or syndromes. Their association illustrates the nature of these diseases and is indicative of the pathogenesis of acne. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) and seborrhoea-acne-hirsutism-androgenetic alopecia (SAHA) syndrome highlight the role of androgen steroids, while polycystic ovary (PCO) and hyperandrogenism-insulin resistance-acanthosis nigricans (HAIR-AN) syndromes indicate insulin… CONTINUE READING
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