Acne in the adult female patient: a practical approach

@article{Kamangar2012AcneIT,
  title={Acne in the adult female patient: a practical approach},
  author={Faranak Kamangar and Kanade Shinkai},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={51}
}
Acne vulgaris is a common reason why adult women present to dermatologists and can be a clinical challenge to treat. It may also be an important sign of an underlying endocrine disease such as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). Although standard acne therapies can be successfully used to treat acne in adult female patients, hormonal treatment is a safe and effective therapeutic option that may provide an opportunity to better target acne in this population, even when other systemic therapies… 

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