DOI: jdv.14374 PMID: 28805938 Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous unit. Its pathophysiology includes hyperseborrhoea, abnormal follicular keratinization and Propionibacterium acnes proliferation in the pilosebaceous unit. Recent research has shed some new light on the involvement of the sebaceous gland, as well as on the pro-inflammatory activity of …Read More »
DOI: jdv.14410 PMID: 28805934 ‘Fragile skin’, or skin with lower resistance to aggressors, can be broadly classified into four causal categories: constitutional (age-dependent or associated with specific vulnerable locations on the body, e.g. eyelids), pathological (related to disease), circumstantial (related to environmental or internal factors, e.g. stress) and iatrogenic (caused by …Read More »
DOI: ijd.IJD_483_16 PMCID: PMC5527720 PMID: 28794550 Acne vulgaris is one of the most commonly seen conditions and the immunological link is a topic of active research. Recently, the Th17 pathway has been found to play a pivotal role in acne. The adaptive immune response toward Propionibacterium acnes leads to activation of Th17 …Read More »
DOI: ijd.IJD_41_17 PMCID: PMC5527713 PMID: 28794543 Acne is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that involves the pathogenesis of four major factors, such as androgen-induced increased sebum secretion, altered keratinization, colonization of Propionibacterium acnes, and inflammation. Several acne mono-treatment and combination treatment regimens are available and prescribed in the Indian market, ranging from …Read More »
Clinical efficacy and safety of benzoyl peroxide for acne vulgaris: Comparison between Japanese and Western patients.
DOI: 1346-8138.13996 PMID: 28791735 Benzoyl peroxide (BPO) has been well established as a common medication for acne vulgaris in many countries (e.g. in Europe and the USA), where clinical data have been accumulated over a long time. In Japan, the use of BPO for acne treatment was approved in 2014, and …Read More »
The oral adverse effects of isotretinoin treatment in acne vulgaris patients: A prospective, case-control study.
DOI: 1119-3077.183248 PMID: 28791981 Isotretinoin is the most effective therapy to treat severe acne vulgaris and its systemic adverse effects have been well documented, but little is known on dental side effects over the course of treatment. Erdemir U, Okan G, Gungor S, Tekin B, Yildiz SO, Yildiz ERead More »
Non-antibiotic Isotretinoin Treatment Differentially Controls Propionibacterium acnes on Skin of Acne Patients.
DOI: fmicb.2017.01381 PMCID: PMC5524737 PMID: 28790988 Emergence and potential transfer of antibiotic resistance in skin microorganisms is of current concern in medicine especially in dermatology contexts where long term treatment with antibiotics is common. Remarkably, non-antibiotic therapy in the form of isotretinoin – a non-antimicrobial retinoid is effective at reducing or eradicating …Read More »
Wide range of age of onset and low referral rates to psychiatry in a large cohort of acne excoriée at a Swiss tertiary hospital.
DOI: 09546634.2017.1364693 PMID: 28784003 Repetitive skin manipulation is the key symptom in skin picking disorder (SPD), or acne excoriée des jeunes filles Brocq. The diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5) has recognized SPD as an independent disease, namely an obsessive-compulsive disorder. Thus, psychiatric treatment is indicated. Therefore, in a …Read More »
DOI: oamjms.2017.144 PMCID: PMC5535690 PMID: 28785365 We present a 55-year-old male patient – a smoker, admitted to a Medical Institute of MVR (Ministry of the interior, Sofia, Bulgaria), on occasion of pain and swellings, located in the area of both axillae, accompanied by purulent discharge, with bloody admixtures. Bilateral localised cystic rose …Read More »
Skin microneedling plus Platelet-Rich Plasma versus skin microneedling alone in the treatment of atrophic post acne scars: a split face comparative study.
DOI: 09546634.2017.1365111 PMID: 28782384 Acne scarring is a permanent disfiguring sequel, which can take varied morphological forms. Many therapeutic measures have been performed to improve acne scarring such as microneedling. Our objective is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of microneedling alone versus microneedling in combined with platelet rich plasma in …Read More »