of Complete Hormonal Status in Female Acne Patients - A studyby
Dr.Ram Malkani,Dr.G.N.Mansukhani,Dr.Sadikot, Dr.Vandana Budhraja
[published in the Bulletin of Jaslok Hospital & Research
• 3/4th of women patients had some endocrinal disturbances.
• The mean hormonal values were higher in patients as
compared to controls, with Serum Testosterone showing a significant
2. Acanthosis Nigricans: A Marker of Polycystic overian
Disease, Insulin Resistance, Obesity.
A study by Dr.Ram Malkani & Dr.Meenakshi Verma [Jaslok
Hospital & Research Centre,Mumbai]
• showes that Acanthosis Nigricans(smooth dark black
patches present in the skin folds of the neck) is a marker
of systemic conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome,insulin
resistance & elevated body mass index.