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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

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A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

…sually affects adolescents, but may at times be seen in neonates and young adults. Virtually every adolescent is affected by acne vulgaris, if only in a mild form. In adolescents and young adults it may persist for years, whereas in neonates it…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: General Principles of Acne Management

…ubtype, severity, prior treatment, psychological impact, and presence of scarring should be considered for all patients with acne. The treatment of acne usually involves initial therapy followed by long-term maintenance therapy. Treatment should…

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Acne Vulgaris

…Patient Handouts: Skin & Hair Care for Acne Patients (30 KB) How to use Topical Retinoid Medications (30 KB) Choosing A Sunscreen (31 KB)…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

…sually affects adolescents, but may at times be seen in neonates and young adults. Virtually every adolescent is affected by acne vulgaris, if only in a mild form. In adolescents and young adults it may persist for years, whereas in neonates it…

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Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…systemic retinoid therapy (isotretinoin). Systemic retinoid therapy is first-line therapy indicated for nodular or scarring acne. Medication-induced acne Pitfalls Three external factors that trigger the acne must be avoided for therapy to be…

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Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…ars (Keloidal scarring is present on the central chest. The other three images show atrophic scarring on the face.) Types of acne Comedonal acne: Open (blackheads) and closed (whiteheads) 1-2 mm follicular-based papules. Some of the lesions are…

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Acne Vulgaris: Key Points

…ts (except the most severe forms). Antibiotic resistance caused by antibiotic monotherapy is an emerging clinical problem in acne management; antibiotic resistance leads to acne treatment failure. Therefore, the use of topical or systemic antibiotic…

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Acne Vulgaris: Suggested Reading

…cterial resistance in patients with acne, Arch Derm, 147:921-922. Thiboutot et al (2009) New insights into the management of acne: an update from the Global Alliance to improve outcomes in acne group; J Am Acad Derm, 60(5 Suppl): S1-50. Turowski CB,…

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Acne Vulgaris: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 Mild acne 17-year-old female patient First consultation Regular menses No previous acne treatment Mainly comedones and few inflammatory acne lesions on the face, sensitive skin Treatment Wash skin with non-soap containing face…

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Lichen Planus: Treatment

…le. All patients will clear, but only about 25% will remain disease free. Patients who have a recurrence must be weaned from steroids. Other steroid-sparing alternatives (see below) should be employed. Alternative therapy Photochemotherapy (PUVA)…

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