PMID: 1967890 Michaëlsson GRead More »
Patients with dermatitis herpetiformis, acne, psoriasis and Darier’s disease have low epidermal zinc concentrations.
PMID: 1977254 Zinc concentration was determined in epidermis, papillary dermis and serum in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis, acne or psoriasis and in two small groups of patients with ichthyosis vulgaris and Darier’s disease. Except in ichthyosis vulgaris the zinc level in epidermis was decreased in all these disorders. The mean …Read More »
A double-blind comparison of topical clindamycin and oral minocycline in the treatment of acne vulgaris.
PMID: 1981436 Sixty-six patients with moderate to severe facial acne vulgaris were entered in a 12-week double-blind study to compare the efficacy of topical clindamycin phosphate 1% twice daily and oral minocycline 50 mg twice daily. Both treatments gave significant overall improvements from baseline observations in acne grade and inflamed …Read More »
PMCID: PMC1404540 PMID: 2136713 After the Food and Drug Administration approved a topical antibiotic for the treatment of acne, we began a postmarketing surveillance study to measure the frequency of antibiotic-associated colitis and diarrhea in acne patients treated with topical antibiotics and low doses of oral antibiotics. Pharmacists recruited 13,465 patients …Read More »
PMID: 2137136 Camacho-Martinez F, Winkelmann RKRead More »
PMID: 2137138 Reunala T, Pauli SL, Räsänen LRead More »
PMID: 2138592 The results of treatment of cystic and antibiotic-resistant acne vulgaris in 96 consecutive patients with the oral retinoid isotretinoin (13-cis-retinoic acid; Roacentane) are reported retrospectively. The results show that the drug, while toxic in the short term, is highly effective in clearing acne. Buckley D, Rogers S, Daly PRead More »
PMID: 2138865 Bedane C, Souyri NRead More »
DOI: annurev.me.41.020190.001155 PMID: 2139553 Acne is a follicular disorder of the skin occurring in specialized pilosebaceous units on the face and trunk. An abnormality of the keratinizing epithelium of these follicles, thought to be due to the action of sebum synthesized and secreted by the androgen-sensitive sebaceous glands, leads to inflammation …Read More »
Late onset adrenal hyperplasia in a group of Irish females who presented with hirsutism, irregular menses and/or cystic acne.
PMID: 2139596 The aims of this study were to determine the frequency of late-onset adrenal hyperplasia due specifically to 21-hydroxylase deficiency in a group of Irish women who presented at a Dublin Clinic with symptoms of hyperandrogenism, including hirsutism, menstrual irregularities and/or cystic acne, and to determine if those with …Read More »