Management of acne vulgaris with hormonal therapies in adult female patients

  title={Management of acne vulgaris with hormonal therapies in adult female patients},
  author={Husein Husein-ElAhmed},
  journal={Dermatologic Therapy},
  • H. Husein-ElAhmed
  • Published 1 May 2015
  • Medicine, Biology, Psychology
  • Dermatologic Therapy
Acne vulgaris is a very common condition affecting up of 93% of adolescents. Although rare, this disease may persist in adulthood. In adult women with acne (those older than 25 years old), this condition is particularly relevant because of the refractory to conventional therapies, which makes acne a challenge for dermatologists in this group of patients. In order to its potential risk for chronicity and the involvement of visible anatomical sites such as face and upper torso, acne has been… 

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