1921
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.1921.02350180017002
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The Rôle of the Endocrine Glands in the Etiology and Treatment of Acne

Abstract: The interrelation of the endocrine glands and the skin makes an apparent manifestation in a condition which the dermatologist is so frequently called on to treat, and which to my mind has not been coped with in an efficient manner, namely, acne.During adolescence the entire system is affected by the changes which are occasioned by the introduction into its life of an entirely new phase and character. The appearance of acne at the beginning of this unstable cycle of the life of the human being points strongly t… Show more

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“…Early references to virility and repression are made by Pollux (1608), Jonston (1648) and Dolaeus (1695). That normal sexual intercourse and marriage will cure acne is stated or implied by a number of authors (Plenck, 1783 ;Anderson, 1887 ;Hollander, 1921 ;Van Studdiford, 1935;Milanes, 1937 ;Riley, 1939;Ingram, 1944;Hodgson, 1950 ;Herz, 1958). The latest investigation showed that marriage had no beneficial effect on the acne, but 57 % did show some improvement when pregnant (Ratzer, 1964).…”
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“…Early references to virility and repression are made by Pollux (1608), Jonston (1648) and Dolaeus (1695). That normal sexual intercourse and marriage will cure acne is stated or implied by a number of authors (Plenck, 1783 ;Anderson, 1887 ;Hollander, 1921 ;Van Studdiford, 1935;Milanes, 1937 ;Riley, 1939;Ingram, 1944;Hodgson, 1950 ;Herz, 1958). The latest investigation showed that marriage had no beneficial effect on the acne, but 57 % did show some improvement when pregnant (Ratzer, 1964).…”
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“…In this respect already Hollander [3] had advised the use of thyroid opotherapy in acne vulgaris and its good results were confirmed by Sparacio [9], Subsequently Sutton [6,10], further elaborating this concept, con sidered acne as a cutaneous lipidosis frequently associated with a moderate state of hypothyroidism . This fascinating theory however should be adm itted with a certain reticence owing to the disagree m ent of the few experim ental data ensued either from the study of the sebaceous secretion after suppression or excitem ent of the thyroid function [4,7], or from the determ ination of the basal metabolism [8], of blood cholesterol [5] and iodine [12] in acneic subjects.…”
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