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Spironolactone for hormonal acne


Female patients with hormonal acne that typically flares before or after menstrual cycles may be ideal candidates for spironolactone, said Emmy M. Graber, M.D., president of the Dermatology Institute of Boston who spoke on the use of spironolactone for acne on Friday at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) annual …

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Lipidomics reveals skin surface lipid abnormity in male youth acne.

DOI: bjd.16655  PMID: 29624645 Alterations of skin surface lipid (SSL) are believed to be one important factor of acne pathogenesis and SSL plays a key role in the initiation of the acne lesions. In this study, a powerful analytical technique, UPLC-QTOF-MS, was used to investigate the SSL variations of lipid main …

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Optimizing the use of topical retinoids in Asian acne patients.

DOI: 1346-8138.14314  PMID: 29611225   Acne vulgaris is a common disease among people in Asia. International guidelines and treatment recommendations emphasize the central role of topical retinoids in the management of acne. However, topical retinoids remain underutilized in clinical practise, which may be in part due to fear of retinoid-associated dermatitis/lack of …

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