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Acne

May 1, 2004 Issue
Diagnosis and Treatment of Acne [Article]

Acne can cause significant embarrassment and anxiety in affected patients. It is important for family physicians to educate patients about available treatment options and their expected outcomes. Topical retinoids, benzoyl peroxide, sulfacetamide, and azelaic acid are effective in patients with mild...


Oct 15, 2000 Issue
Use of Systemic Agents in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris [Article]

Effective treatment of acne vulgaris can prevent emotional and physical scarring. Therapy varies according to the severity of the disease. Topical medication is generally adequate in clearing comedonal acne, while inflammatory acne usually requires the addition of oral medication. Systemic antibioti...


Jan 15, 2000 Issue
Topical Therapy for Acne [Article]

Acne is a common problem in adolescents and young adults. The disorder is caused by abnormal desquamation of follicular epithelium that results in obstruction of the pilosebaceous canal. This obstruction leads to the formation of comedones, which can become inflamed because of overgrowth of Propioni...


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