DOI: jocd.12294 PMID: 29197171 Acne vulgaris (AV) is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease that may cause various psychiatric and/or psychological problems.In this study, we aimed to determine the effect of AV on the quality of life in the Turkish population using the Turkish Acne Quality of Life Index (TAQLI).A total of 960 patients with AV who …Read More »
A cross-sectional study of clinical factors associated with acne facial scarring in patients with active acne.
DOI: jdv.14726 PMID: 29194788 Scarring may occur in 45% to 55% of acne patients, it may produce significant psychopathology, and it is challenging to treat.1,2,3 Identifying factors associated with acne scars may assist in their prevention strategy. We conducted a cross-sectional study to investigate clinical factors associated with acne facial scarring …Read More »
DOI: jdv.14719 PMID: 29194802 Acne is common among young people.To describe the burden, management and sources of advice, of acne in a representative sample of young people in Europe.This cross-sectional survey was conducted in a representative sample of individuals aged 15-24 years from Belgium, Czech and Slovak Republics, France, Italy, Poland …Read More »
DOI: dth.12576 PMID: 29193602 Acne vulgaris is a chronic disease of the pilosebaceous units presenting as inflammatory or noninflammatory lesions in individuals of all ages. The current standard of treatment includes topical formulations in the forms of washes, gels, lotions, and creams such as antibiotics, antibacterial agents, retinoids, and comedolytics. Additionally, …Read More »
Suppressed Adiponectin Levels and Increased Adiponectin Response to Oral Glucose Load in Lean Women with Severe Acne Normalizes after Isotretinoin Treatment.
DOI: 000484168 PMID: 29190629 Isotretinoin, the drug of choice for severe acne, might be associated with a decrease in insulin sensitivity. Adiponectin is an adipose tissue-derived protein that increases insulin sensitivity. In this study, we aimed to investigate adiponectin levels in postadolescent severe acne and the effect of isotretinoin on adiponectin …Read More »
A new optical intra-tissue fiber irradiation ALA-PDT in the treatment of acne vulgaris in rabbit model: improved safety and tolerability.
DOI: abd1806-4841.20175543 PMID: 29186247 Photodynamic therapy with topical aminolevulinic acid (ALA-PDT) has been suggested to be effective in treatment of acne vulgaris. However, adverse events occur during and after treatment.To compare the efficacy and tolerability of optical intra-tissue fiber irradiation (OFI) ALA-PDT versus traditional ALA-PDT in treatment of acne vulgaris in …Read More »
Clinical behavior of a cohort of adult women with facial acne treated with combined oral contraceptive: ethinylestradiol 20 µg/dienogest 2 mg.
DOI: IJWH.S139289 PMCID: PMC5695259 PMID: 29180907 Acne vulgaris is the most common skin disease. It affects the young adult female population and generates great impact on physical and mental health. One of the treatments with good results for affected women is combined oral contraceptive pills (COCPs). The aim of this study was …Read More »
An Atypical Localized Form of Hidradenitis Suppurativa of the Jawline and Neck Mimicking Severe Cystic Acne on Presentation.
DOI: 000477412 PMCID: [Available on 2018-10-01] PMID: 29177152 Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic and debilitating suppurative disease primarily affecting the axillae, perineum, and inframammary regions, where apocrine sweat glands are present. However, HS can occur in atypical locations. We present an interesting case of a 40-year-old man who developed chronic painful …Read More »
Novel device-based acne treatments: comparison of a 1,450-nm diode laser and micro-needling radiofrequency on mild to moderate acne vulgaris and seborrhea in Korean patients through a 20-week prospective, randomized, split-face study.
DOI: jdv.14714 PMID: 29178495 While device-based acne treatments are widely applied for patients not tolerating conventional medications, related controlled studies have been still limited. Recently, non-ablative 1,450-nm diode laser (DL) and fractional micro-needling radiofrequency (FMR) have been effectively used for acne, in addition to well-recognized dermal remodeling effects.To compare the clinical …Read More »
Comparative study of buffered 50% glycolic acid (pH 3.0) + 0.5% salicylic acid solution vs Jessner’s solution in patients with acne vulgaris.
DOI: jocd.12445 PMID: 29164826 Superficial chemical peels are frequently used in acne vulgaris treatment. Although glycolic acid (GA) has been widely used in clinical practice, its pH ranges from 0.08-2.75 and thus should be neutralized after application to avoid burns.To evaluate treatment efficacy and safety of chemical peeling using buffered 50% …Read More »