Evaluation of hirsutism and hormonal parameters in acne vulgaris patients treated with isotretinoin


Aktar R., Gunes B., Yavuz I., Ozaydın Y., Aktar S., Öztürk M., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijcp.13791
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, MEDLINE

Abstract

Background Although the effect of isotretinoin use on hormonal changes in acne pathogenesis is not fully known, there are limited studies on its effects on the development of hirsutism. In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the effect of isotretinoin use on hirsutism and hormonal parameters in patients with acne vulgaris.