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Anti-androgen treatment in women with acne: a controlled trial.

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Ninety female patients with acne were allocated randomly to one of three groups and treated either with Diane, a high dose cyproterone acetate (CPA) regime with ethinyloestradiol, or Minovlar. The same dose of oestrogen was common to all three treatment groups. Patients were assessed every 2 months for 6 months, by grading for severity of the acne, lesion counts and photography, and subjectively using a visual analogue scale. In addition, bacteriological sampling and sebum excretion rate (SER...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
British journal of dermatology More from this journal
Volume:
114
Issue:
6
Pages:
705-716
Publication date:
1986-06-01
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EISSN:
1365-2133
ISSN:
0007-0963
Language:
English
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pubs:29128
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uuid:0c69922e-ea28-4016-8bab-f2b648a4fc12
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pubs:29128
Source identifiers:
29128
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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