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Endocrine disorders and hormonal therapy for adolescent acne.

DOI: MOP.0000000000000515  PMID: 28562419  

Acne vulgaris is a global disease with increasing prevalence in adolescents. It has a profound impact on their quality of life, especially when endocrine disorders are also involved. Recent concerns regarding antibiotic stewardship, failures with antibiotic usage, and the development of antibiotic-resistant Propionibacterium acnes have led clinicians to consider other therapeutic options for acne treatment. The present review explores hormonal therapies for the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Nguyen HL,  Tollefson MM

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