Postadolescent Acne in Females

  title={Postadolescent Acne in Females},
  author={Rosa Holzmann and Karin Shakery},
  journal={Skin Pharmacology and Physiology},
  pages={3 - 8}
Acne in the adult female often presents as a chronic condition that can have a considerable negative psychological, social and emotional impact on the affected individual. Estimated prevalence rates of adult female acne vary widely according to study type. Case reports and clinical examinations estimate the prevalence of clinical acne at 10-12%, while survey estimates of physiological disease states are as high as 54%. Two subtypes of adult female acne may be defined according to time of onset… 

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