Is hormonal treatment still an option in acne today?

  title={Is hormonal treatment still an option in acne today?},
  author={V. Bettoli and S. Zauli and A. Virgili},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  • V. Bettoli, S. Zauli, A. Virgili
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Dermatology
  • Hormonal treatment is indicated in cases of papulopustular, nodular and conglobate acne in females with identified hyperandrogenism, in adult women who have monthly flare‐ups and when standard therapeutic options are unsuccessful or inappropriate. This review summarizes the latest information on hormonal therapies including: combined oral contraceptives; anti‐androgens, such as cyproterone acetate, spironolactone and flutamide; low‐dose glucocorticoids and gonadotropin‐releasing hormone… CONTINUE READING
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