DOI: j.jaad.2017.04.1127 PMID: 28651825 Prescription patterns for acne/rosacea medications have not been described in the Medicare population, and comparisons across specialties are lacking. Zhang M, Silverberg JI, Kaffenberger BHRead More »
Olumacostat Glasaretil, a Promising Topical Sebum-Suppressing Agent that Affects All Major Pathogenic Factors of Acne Vulgaris.
DOI: j.jid.2017.01.026 PMID: 28647025 Hunt et al. show that olumacostat glasaretil, an inhibitor of acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase, reduces saturated and monounsaturated fatty acyl chains in sebaceous lipids. Topical olumacostat glasaretil application decreases hamster ear sebaceous gland size and shows efficacy in treating patients with acne vulgaris. Olumacostat glasaretil-mediated sebum suppression may …Read More »
DOI: jamadermatol.2017.1297 PMID: 28636689 What is the evidence for antibiotic resistance in acne, and how does resistance affect treatment? Adler BL, Kornmehl H, Armstrong AWRead More »
DOI: exd.13397 PMID: 28636791 Oral retinoids and tetracyclines have a major role in acne treatment. Here, we report for the first time the effect of isotretinoin and lymecycline therapy on the skin microbiota in cheek, back and armpit swab samples of acne vulgaris patients using 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene …Read More »
Development and validation of IHS4, a novel dynamic scoring system to assess hidradenitis suppurativa/acne inversa severity.
DOI: bjd.15748 PMID: 28636793 A validated tool for the dynamic severity assessment of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is lacking. The aim of this study was to develop and validate such a novel scoring system. Zouboulis CC, Tzellos T, Kyrgidis A, Jemec GBE, Bechara FG, Giamarellos-Bourboulis EJ, Ingram JR, Kanni T, Karagiannidis I, Martorell A, Matusiak Ł, Pinter A, Prens EP, Presser D, Schneider-Burrus S, von Stebut E, Szepietowski …Read More »
Effects of herbal medicine for dysmenorrhea treatment on accompanied acne vulgaris: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
DOI: s12906-017-1813-1 PMCID: PMC5474046 PMID: 28623918 The incidence of preadolescent acne among women is increasing. Acne deteriorates the quality of life; conventional treatment options are limited and have not been effective against acne, particularly acne associated with menstruation. Despite evidence that acne associated with menstruation abnormalities naturally improves when menstruation recovers to …Read More »
DOI: 13543784.2017.1337745 PMID: 28627277 Despite the impressive increase of knowledge on acne etiology accumulated during the last 20 years, few efforts have been overtaken to introduce new therapeutic regiments targeting the ideal treatment of acne. The increasing emergence of microbial resistance associated with antibiotics, teratogenicity, particularly associated with systemic isotretinoin, and the …Read More »
DOI: jocd.12366 PMID: 28631890 Acne vulgaris is a common cosmetic problem that is frequently associated with psychosocial disturbances as well as increased oxidative stress. However, oxidative stress and psychological aspects have been studied separately in acne. Awad SM, Morsy H, Sayed AA, Mohamed NA, Ezzat GM, Noaman MMRead More »
A comparison of culture and PCR methods for identifying Propionibacterium acnes in lesions isolated from patients with acne.
DOI: sag-1602-51 PMID: 28618752 One of the factors that affect the occurrence of acne is the presence of Propionibacterium acnes. The present study was conducted to compare the culture and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods for identifying P. acnes in lesions isolated from patients with acne. Naghdi N, Ghane MRead More »
DOI: j.jaad.2016.11.028 PMID: 28619551 Acne fulminans (AF) is a severe variant of inflammatory acne. It typically manifests as an explosive worsening and ulceration of skin lesions, and can be associated with systemic symptoms. However, there is a paucity of evidence-based information and no clear guidelines concerning the classification and treatment of …Read More »