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It is clear that any hormonal alteration could cause skin disorders, as the skin function and structure is regulated through hormones.
  • ACTH or Corticotrophin:  The use of these products may cause an allergic reaction, in particular in people who have a predisposition towards asthma, urticaria, eczema, etc.
  • Erythropoietin:  May cause skin reactions, allergy-like edema at the site of injection.
  • Growth Hormone:  Hypersecretion of sebaceous glands.
  • L-Dopa:  The intake of this substance can cause skin cancer.