Androgenic hormone profile of adult women with acne.

@article{Cunha2013AndrogenicHP,
  title={Androgenic hormone profile of adult women with acne.},
  author={Marisa Gonzaga da Cunha and Fernando Luiz Affonso Fonseca and Carlos D Aparecida S Machado},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={226 2},
  pages={167-71}
}
Acne in adult women is a hard-to-manage frequent disease with many relapse cases. It mostly interferes with quality of life and causes major social and metabolic losses for patients. This is a transversal retrospective study and the aim was to standardize the research on circulating androgenic hormone levels and to detect hyperandrogenic states early, showing the frequency and the pattern of the altered hormones, useful resources to correctly evaluate each patient. In this study 835 women above… CONTINUE READING