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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Association of the CYP17 MSP AI (T-34C) and CYP19 codon 39 (Trp/Arg) polymorphisms with susceptibility to acne vulgaris.
DOI: ced.13321 PMID: 29285776 The aim of this study was to detect the association of the cytochrome P450 (CYP) 17 T-34C and CYP19 T<C polymorphisms with the risk of acne vulgaris (AV). The study enrolled 198 patients with AV (mild, moderate and severe) and 195 unrelated age-matched healthy controls from western …Read More »
PMID: 29282179 Few studies provide qualitative data on the acne treatment experience. This study describes patients’ personal experiences of acne treatment. Video interviews were made of 27 teenagers and young adults with acne treated for 12 weeks with adapalene/benzoyl peroxide gel. Transcripts were then coded and qualitatively analyzed. Four thematic …Read More »
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) …Read More »
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. …Read More »
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. …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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) …Read More »