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[Clinical trials in dermatology. Evaluation of the tolerability and efficacy of a topical anti-acne].

PMID: 1838841  

Acne is a frequent dermatologic disease of the teenagers. Methodology of antiacne preparations clinical trials has evolved recently, leading to better comprehension of acne treatment on acne lesions. The main rules for good clinical evaluation of acne treatments are: an objective counting of each individual lesions on a defined area (face, back), a global acne assessment, a therapy duration from 1 to 3 months or more, a skin safety evaluation for erythema, desquamation, dryness, itching, burning and oiliness with a 0 to 3 scoring system.

Verschoore M,  Poncet M,  Schaefer H,  Revuz J,  De Prost Y,  Guillaume JC,  Ortonne JP,  Czernielewski J

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