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A prospective study of the effect of isotretinoin on the follicular reservoir and sustainable sebum excretion rate in patients with acne.

PMID: 8129409  

A prospective study of 30 patients with moderate to severe acne was performed. The follicular reservoir and sustainable sebum excretion rates were measured before and after a 4-month course of isotretinoin at a dose of 1 mg/kg per day.

Hughes BR,  Cunliffe WJ

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