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Algorithm for acne treatment: Ibero-Latin American consensus.

DOI: abd1806-4841.20177003  PMID: 29166508   Acne is a chronic, immune-mediated, inflammatory disease with high prevalence among adolescents. By compromising face, thorax and back, with the risk of permanent scars, it has a negative impact on the quality of life. Effective, safe and early treatment is the key to remission, while decreasing the …

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Comparative study of buffered 50% glycolic acid (pH 3.0) + 0.5% salicylic acid solution vs Jessner’s solution in patients with acne vulgaris.

DOI: jocd.12445  PMID: 29164826   Superficial chemical peels are frequently used in acne vulgaris treatment. Although glycolic acid (GA) has been widely used in clinical practice, its pH ranges from 0.08-2.75 and thus should be neutralized after application to avoid burns.To evaluate treatment efficacy and safety of chemical peeling using buffered 50% …

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Serum homocysteine levels in acne patients.

DOI: jocd.12456  PMID: 29159884   This study was designed to investigate serum homocysteine (HCY) levels in acne patients.Acne patients (n = 124) and healthy volunteers (n = 70), matched in terms of both age and sex, were enrolled. Serum HCY levels for all subjects were measured by a clinical laboratory.Serum HCY levels …

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