PMID: 2534455 Roakkutan was used in the treatment of 49 patients with severe acne vulgaris and 8 patients with rosacea. The treatment was highly effective. The primary and maintenance daily doses of the drug are suggested and the terms of therapy defined. Gromova SA, Samgin MA, Kolesnikov IuIuRead More »
PMID: 2572120 A controlled trial of the anti-inflammatory effect of a steroid cream (clobetasol propionate) in 11 patients with moderate acne was assessed over a 3 week period. The placebo cream was the base of the steroid cream. Therapeutic effect was assessed by the number of active and less actively …Read More »
PMID: 2575335 The effect of zinc on acne is unclear. In this study, only patients with an inflammatory acne were included in a double-blind trial using low doses of zinc gluconate (200 mg/day, corresponding to 30 mg zinc metal). We obtained a significantly different result between zinc and placebo groups …Read More »
PMID: 2521643 Acne fulminans, which is the most severe form of acne, affects mainly teenage men; its pathogenesis is unknown. In its most severe form bone lesions may occur, and although they appear to be transient, they cause considerable discomfort to the patient. Roentgenologically these lesions are not well defined, …Read More »
PMID: 2522686 The treatment of acne vulgaris depends on its causes. The focal point of its etiopathogenesis is the raised sebum production, but a major part is also played by the proliferative and retentive hyperkeratosis in the infra-infundibulum and the proliferation of acne bacteria. Since the clinical syndrome of acne …Read More »
PMID: 2526307 The authors have studied the androgenic patterns in 29 women with late-onset persistent acne vulgaris. Clinical evaluation of acne, menstrual history and serum determinations of SHBG, total-T, free-T, DHEAS, delta 4A have been carried out. A mild and heterogeneous hyperandrogenism was found in 70% of women, thus, a …Read More »
[Open, controlled multicenter trial of 2 benzoyl peroxide preparations in the treatment of acne vulgaris].
PMID: 2524133 In an open multicenter study, 109 patients with acne vulgaris were treated with Cordes Benzoyl Peroxide (BPO) 3%, 5%, and 10%, or a reference preparation. With few exceptions, both preparations resulted in a good therapeutic outcome. Cordes BPO 5% and 10% were significantly better tolerated than the reference …Read More »
PMID: 2521871 Cunliffe WJRead More »
Comparison of a salicylic acid cleanser and a benzoyl peroxide wash in the treatment of acne vulgaris.
PMID: 2525420 A four-week crossover study to compare the efficacy of an acne cleanser containing 2% salicylic acid with that of a 10% benzoyl peroxide wash was conducted in 30 patients with acne vulgaris. The results demonstrated that only patients treated with the salicylic acid cleanser had a significant reduction …Read More »
PMID: 2525536 Pérez-Villa F, Campistol JM, Ferrando J, Botey ARead More »