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European Journal of Dermatology

Adult female acne treated with spironolactone: a retrospective data review of 70 cases Volume 27, numéro 4, July-August 2017

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1 Department of Dermatology,
Nantes University Hospital,
Nantes,
France
2 Clinical Research Department,
Methodological Unit,
Nantes,
France
3 INSERM U892,
9 quai Montcousu 44093,
Nantes,
France
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  • Mots-clés : adult, female, acne, spironolactone, contraception, isotretinoin, progestin
  • DOI : 10.1684/ejd.2017.3062
  • Page(s) : 393-8
  • Année de parution : 2017

The prevalence of acne in the adult population is increasing, particularly in women in whom 14% to 54% of individuals are afflicted according to different studies [1, 2, 3, 4, 5].Two subtypes of acne in adult females are defined according to the time at onset of the disease: (1) prolonged adolescent acne, associated or not with periods of remission of varying duration; and (2) late-onset acne, starting at the age of 25 years or later [1, 6, 7, 8].An epidemiological study demonstrated that [...]