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Adult Acne Versus Adolescent Acne: A Retrospective Study of 1,167 Patients.

PMID: 29410726   Background: Acne is predominantly known as a skin disorder of the adolescent population. However, current research indicates that the prevalence of adult patients with acne, especially among women, is increasing. Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate differences between adults and teenagers with regard to acne …

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Topical 5-aminolevulinic photodynamic therapy with red light vs intense pulsed light for the treatment of acne vulgaris: A spilit face, randomized, prospective study.

DOI: 19381980.2017.1375634  PMCID: PMC5796796  PMID: 29410722   5-Aminolevulinic acid photodynamic therapy (ALA-PDT) has been an effective method for treating acne vulgaris. Red light is the most widely used light source while Intense pulsed lights (IPL) is reported effective and well-tolerated. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and adverse reactions …

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A rationally designed multi-functional antibiotic for the treatment of drug-resistant acne.

DOI: j.jid.2017.11.041  PMID: 29409921   Acne is a multifactorial skin disease, underpinned by colonization of Propionibacterium acnes and inflammation. The emergence of resistant Propionibacterium acnes strains has affected the current acne treatment algorithm. This setback served as an impetus for rationally designing a library of next-generation antibiotics that exhibit a bactericidal effect …

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