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Part 2 – Hormonal Acne: Diagnostic Workup and Treatment Options
Hormonal Acne
by Sima Jain, MD on
Acne is a common skin condition that can be an important clue to an underlying endocrine disorder, such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS, Fig. 1). The first part of this 2-part series focused on the diagnosis and pathophysiology of PCOS-related acne. This article will focus on the diagnostic workup, including laboratory studies and imaging, and treatment options for patients with hormonal acne …