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The relationship between the second to fourth digit ratio and acne vulgaris.

Authors
  • Bilgiç, Ö
  • Doğdu, M
  • İslamoğlu, G Kaya
  • Altınyazar, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2014
Volume
28
Issue
10
Pages
1340–1343
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jdv.12287
PMID: 24134425
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our results support the anatomical evidence of in utero androgen exposure and/or an individual's sensitivity to androgens in patients with AV and suggest that the 2D : 4D ratio might be a predictor of acne development, duration, and severity grade, at least in female patients.

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