Endocrine aspects of acne.

  title={Endocrine aspects of acne.},
  author={Anne W Lucky},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  volume={30 3},
  • Anne W Lucky
  • Published 1983 in Pediatric clinics of North America
In summary, the diagnostic tools are now available to ascertain whether elevated levels of androgens underlie some cases of acne vulgaris. Awareness of androgen excess as a contributing factor in acne may help to identify patients who would benefit from endocrine evaluation and, possibly, from hormonal therapy.