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Isotretinoin-induced acne fulminans without systemic symptoms with concurrent exuberant granulation tissue.

DOI: pde.13389  PMID: 29314240   Acne fulminans is a severe form of acne characterized by painful, inflammatory nodules that progress into ulcers and concurrent systemic symptoms. Treatment of acne with isotretinoin can precipitate a syndrome called isotretinoin-induced acne fulminans without systemic symptoms. An exuberant granulation tissue response, another known adverse event associated …

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Ablative Fractional CO2 Laser for Facial Atrophic Acne Scars.

DOI: s-0037-1606096  PMID: 29304516   Ablative fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing is a well-established treatment for acne scars. However, there are limited consensus and guidelines regarding the procedure, such as its treatment plan, efficacy, and safety. In this study, we performed a systematic review to assess the efficacy and safety of the …

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[Light-based inflammatory acne treatments].

DOI: s00105-017-4099-9  PMID: 29294170   Light-based acne treatments may represent a new emerging treatment for acne that does not increase the risk of bacterial resistance and they may be potentially effective with a favorable safety profile. Current data show that photodynamic therapy reduces inflammatory lesions and significantly improves acne. However, there is …

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Successful treatment of a childhood synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome with subcutaneous methotrexate: A case report.

DOI: turkjped.2017.02.011  PMID: 29276872   Akçaboy M, Bakkaloğlu-Ezgü SA, Büyükkaragöz B, Isıyel E, Kandur Y, Hasanoğlu E, Buyan N. Successful treatment of a childhood synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome with subcutaneous methotrexate: A case report. Turk J Pediatr 2017; 59: 184-188. SAPHO syndrome (synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis) …

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Effectively Treating Acne Vulgaris.

DOI: 00913847.1992.11947470  PMID: 29272689   In brief Acne vulgaris is common in active People and, therefore, is frequently diagnosed and treated in everyday medical practice. Systemic and topical medications, combined with elimination of aggravating physical factors and introduction of a gentle skin-care regimen, will produce gratifying results for both patient and practitioner. …

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Aggressive Acne Treatment.

DOI: 00913847.1996.11948017  PMID: 29272607   In brief Too often acne treatment focuses on diminishing lesions without considering what an active patient really wants: completely clear skin. In addition to benzoyl peroxide cleansing and topical acne medication, a three-tier approach of oral agents often achieves clear skin regardless of the severity of acne. …

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Combination of platelet rich plasma in fractional carbon dioxide laser treatment increased clinical efficacy of for acne scar by enhancement of collagen production and modulation of laser-induced inflammation.

DOI: lsm.22776  PMID: 29266290   Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) which contains large amounts of growth factors has been tried to enhance therapeutic efficacy of laser treatment for acne scar with unknown underlying mechanism.The present study was conducted to investigate the molecular mechanism of increased clinical efficacy of PRP when combined with fractional laser …

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Using Network Oriented Research Assistant (NORA) Technology to Compare Digital Photographic With In-Person Assessment of Acne Vulgaris.

DOI: jamadermatol.2017.5141  PMID: 29261843   Teledermatology has undergone exponential growth in the past 2 decades. Many technological innovations are becoming available without necessarily undergoing validation studies for specific dermatologic applications.To determine whether patient-taken photographs of acne using Network Oriented Research Assistant (NORA) result in similar lesion counts and Investigator’s Global Assessment (IGA) …

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