DOI: CCID.S148499 PMCID: PMC5722010 PMID: 29255370 Although there is widespread acceptance of a relationship between stress and acne, not many studies have been performed to assess this relationship. The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between stress and acne severity.A cross-sectional study was conducted among 144 6th year female …Read More »
DOI: s00105-017-4094-1 PMID: 29234829 Acne inversa is a chronic inflammatory destructive skin disease that affects about 1% of the population. The therapy should be personalized and consists of surgical and conservative procedures. Antibiotics are administered either topically or systemically. Combination therapy with clindamycin and rifampicin for 10-12 weeks can be very effective. Furthermore, …Read More »
Long-term administration of oral macrolides for acne treatment increases macrolide-resistant Propionibacterium acnes.
DOI: 1346-8138.14178 PMID: 29235673 Macrolide-resistant Propionibacterium acnes are frequently isolated from patients with acne vulgaris, and the most resistant isolates (>90% resistance) have the 23S rRNA mutation. An increase in resistant P. acnes with this mutation is thought to be caused by the inappropriate use of antimicrobials. Therefore, we studied the mutation …Read More »
DOI: 3514936 PMCID: PMC5688257 PMID: 29230330 Calcinosis cutis is a condition of accumulation of calcium salts within the dermis leading to the formation of a calcified mass. This complication has been reported in acne vulgaris and other systemic metabolic disorders. This paper presents a rare case of calcinosis cutis in a 14-year-old …Read More »
Microneedling combined with platelet-rich plasma or trichloroacetic acid peeling for management of acne scarring: A split-face clinical and histologic comparison.
DOI: jocd.12459 PMID: 29226630 Minimally invasive procedures provide effective, safe, relatively long-lasting, and natural results without large damage to the skin. A combination treatment is considered an approach that includes at least 2 different and unrelated modalities.This study aims to evaluate the use and effectiveness of some combined minimally invasive procedures …Read More »
Examining the potential preventative effects of minocycline prescribed for acne on the incidence of severe mental illnesses: A historical cohort study.
DOI: 0269881117743483 PMID: 29215319 Animal studies suggest that the antibiotic and microglial activation inhibitor, minocycline, is likely to have a protective effect against the emergence of psychosis but evidence from human studies is lacking. The aim of this study is to examine the effects of exposure to minocycline during adolescence on …Read More »
DOI: 28754.10577 PMCID: PMC5713839 PMID: 29207817 Acne Vulgaris (AV) is a common inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous units. Liver X Receptor-α (LXR-α) is a ligand activated transcription factor. It controls transcription of genes involved in lipid and fatty acid synthesis. Cyclo-oxygenase 2 (COX2) is a rate limiting enzyme in prostaglandin synthesis. It plays …Read More »
DOI: jocd.12294 PMID: 29197171 Acne vulgaris (AV) is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease that may cause various psychiatric and/or psychological problems.In this study, we aimed to determine the effect of AV on the quality of life in the Turkish population using the Turkish Acne Quality of Life Index (TAQLI).A total of …Read More »
A cross-sectional study of clinical factors associated with acne facial scarring in patients with active acne.
DOI: jdv.14726 PMID: 29194788 Scarring may occur in 45% to 55% of acne patients, it may produce significant psychopathology, and it is challenging to treat.1,2,3 Identifying factors associated with acne scars may assist in their prevention strategy. We conducted a cross-sectional study to investigate clinical factors associated with acne facial scarring …Read More »
DOI: jdv.14719 PMID: 29194802 Acne is common among young people.To describe the burden, management and sources of advice, of acne in a representative sample of young people in Europe.This cross-sectional survey was conducted in a representative sample of individuals aged 15-24 years from Belgium, Czech and Slovak Republics, France, Italy, Poland …Read More »