DOI: srt.12448 PMID: 29383779 Erythema-directed digital photography is a novel method for evaluating the efficacy and tolerability of topical acne treatments. Here, we describe three case reports in which erythema-directed digital photography was used to evaluate acne before and after up to 12 weeks of treatment with clindamycin 1%/tretinoin 0.025% (Clin-RA).Erythema-directed digital …Read More »
DOI: 1203475418756379 PMID: 29383947 Background Acne is a chronic skin disorder which generally presents in adolescence but continues into adulthood, and negatively affects both physical and psychosocial well-being. Presently, there are no validated acne-specific quality-of-life (QoL) measures that include dimensions for both facial and torso acne.The objective of this study was …Read More »
DOI: jocd.12497 PMID: 29380941 Acne vulgaris (acne) is the most common skin disease we see in dermatology practice. Clinically, it is characterized by a combination of open and closed comedones (formally referred to as noninflammatory lesions) and inflammatory papules and pustules. Comedonal acne is more typical in young adolescents, but can …Read More »
DOI: jdv.14817 PMID: 29377293 Acne represents an established cutaneous manifestation of hyperandrogenism (1). There are scarce studies of androgenic signs or disorders including polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), hirsutism, menstrual irregularities or androgenic alopecia, in patients with acne. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. Dessinioti C, Tzanetakou V, Zisimou C, Platsidaki E, Koukkou …Read More »
DOI: jdv.14820 PMID: 29377341 Acne vulgaris is one of the main reasons for dermatological consultations. Severity and response to treatment may be impacted by various external factors or exposome.to assess the impact of environmental factors on acne and to provide a comprehensive overview of the acne exposome.two consensus meetings of five …Read More »
DOI: ijd.13910 PMID: 29369333 Acne is an inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous follicle, affecting 41-54% of adult women, with a particular form that involves the mandible.We characterized infundibulum morphology in two groups of adult women using reflectance confocal microscopy. First, we investigated acne visually “healthy zones” on the forehead in 15 …Read More »
Disfiguring ulcerative neutrophilic dermatosis secondary to doxycycline and isotretinoin in an adolescent boy with acne conglobata.
PMID: 29360905 Acne fulminans is an uncommon and debilitating disease that presents as an acute eruption of nodular and ulcerative acne lesions in association with systemic symptoms. It occurs commonly during treatment of severe acne (eg, acne conglobata) with isotretinoin in young adolescent male patients. Isotretinoin and doxycycline also can …Read More »
Clinical, Biochemical, and Hormonal Associations in Female Patients with Acne: A Study and Literature Review.
PMID: 29344316 Female acne is often associated with clinical signs of hyperandrogenism or metabolic syndrome. Various hormonal and biochemical factors as well as Vitamin D deficiency play a role in the etiopathogenesis of acne, and it is important to be able to detect the altered marker(s) indicative of certain abnormalities …Read More »
A Case of Atypical Synovitis-Acne-Pustulosis-Hyperostosis-Osteitis (SAPHO) Syndrome Presenting With Osteomyelitis of the Clavicle.
PMID: 29323824 Synovitis-acne-pustulosis-hyperostosis-osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome is considered after exclusion of infection and arthritis; however, microbial infection may be present in osteoarticular lesions of these patients. Chronic osteomyelitis and associated bacterial infection were detected in a recurrent osteoarticular lesion in an adolescent patient with a history of clavicle pain, who complained …Read More »
DOI: s00105-017-4114-1 PMID: 29322225 Hidradenitis suppurativa/acne inversa (HS/AI) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease. Therapy consists of conservative and surgical treatment options. In Hurley stages II and III, surgical intervention is regarded as the method of choice for areas with irreversible tissue destruction. Resection techniques with different grades of invasiveness are described in the …Read More »