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Th17/Treg imbalance in hidradentitis suppurativa/acne inversa: the link to hair follicle dissection, obesity, smoking, and autoimmune comorbidities.

DOI: bjd.16561  PMID: 29573406   Disintegration of the infundibula of terminal hair follicles (HF) in intertriginous skin areas exhibits the histological hallmark of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)/acne inversa, featuring a dissecting terminal hair folliculitis. Elevated serum levels of interleukin 17 and local increase in the ratio of proinflammatory Th17 cells and antiinflammatory regulatory …

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Reducing the oral isotretinoin skin side effects: efficacy of 8% omega-ceramides, hydrophilic sugars, 5% niacinamide cream compound in acne patients.

DOI: S0392-0488.17.05742-X  PMID: 29564872   Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that manifests as open and closed comedones as well as inflammatory papules, pustules, and nodules localized on face and trunk. Oral isotretinoin demonstrated to be effective in controlling seborrhea, inflammation, Propionibacterium Acnes hyperproliferation and reducing scarring, nevertheless muco-cutaneous side …

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The Use of Hormonal Antiandrogen Therapy in Female Patients with Acne: A 10-Year Retrospective Study.

DOI: s40257-018-0349-6  PMID: 29556985   Little is known about how dermatologists prescribe hormonal antiandrogen acne treatment (HAAT).The aim of this study was to investigate dermatologists’ HAAT-prescribing habits and HAAT’s impact on systemic antibiotic use in women with acne.We performed a retrospective study at an academic medical center of female patients receiving HAAT …

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