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[Acne fulminans following use of anabolic steroids].

PMID: 2531507   The main stimulant for the use of anabolic agents by competitive athletes is their effect on the quantity, structure, and power of the muscles, although an actual increase in efficiency is most doubtful. This effect has to be purchased with a number of possible side effects including acne …

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Osteomyelitis-like bone lesions in acne fulminans.

PMID: 2531665   Two young males with acne fulminans (AF) are described. In addition to severe skin lesions, they had musculoskeletal symptoms including bacteriologically negative osteolytic lesions in the clavicles. Both patients received antibiotics for suspected septic infections. The response was unsatisfactory in both patients, and combination treatment with prednisolone was …

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Strategy of acne therapy with long-term antibiotics.

PMID: 2532038   A study of the outcome of conventional antibiotic treatment in 543 patients with acne was performed. All were treated initially with erythromycin 1 g/day and topical 5% benzoyl peroxide. The median improvement at 6 months was 78%, with an interquartile range of 67-90%. Four-hundred and eight of the …

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[Clinical evaluation of josamycin in the treatment of acne].

PMID: 2534716   The efficacy of josamycin in the treatment of inflammatory acne has been evaluated in 39 patients. Josamycin was orally administered to the patients as a single 500 mg daily dose for two months, but the patients with the most severe lesions received an initial treatment of 1 g …

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Steroid acne.

PMID: 2531172   Steroid acne has become more common since the advent of organ transplant surgery and oncologic treatment regimens. Although its precise pathogenesis is still uncertain, the accelerated chronologic sequence of infundibular spongiosis, hyperkeratosis, microcomedo formation, and rupture is crucial to the development of the papules and papulopustules. Hurwitz RM

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Most women with acne have polycystic ovaries.

PMID: 2532926   Out of 98 female referrals with acne vulgaris it was possible to define ovarian morphology by high resolution ultrasound imaging of the pelvis in 82 (84%). Sixty-eight (83%) were shown to have polycystic ovaries, compared with 19% in a control group without acne. The presence of polycystic ovaries …

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