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Management of acne: a report from a Global Alliance to Improve Outcomes in Acne.
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Activation of Toll-Like Receptor 2 in Acne Triggers Inflammatory Cytokine Responses1
One of the factors that contributes to the pathogenesis of acne is Propionibacterium acnes; yet, the molecular mechanism by which P. acnes induces inflammation is not known. Recent studies haveExpand
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Inducible erythromycin resistance in staphlyococci is encoded by a member of the ATP‐binding transport super‐gene family
A Staphylococcus epidermidis plasmid conferring inducible resistance to 14‐membered ring macrolides and type B streptogramins has been analysed and the DNA sequence of the gene responsible forExpand
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Antibiotic‐resistant acne: lessons from Europe
Summary Background Propionibacterium acnes and P. granulosum are widely regarded as the aetiological agents of inflammatory acne. Their proliferation and metabolism are controlled using lengthyExpand
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Post‐adolescent acne: a review of clinical features
Acne is usually recognized as a disorder of adolescence. However, the referral of patients over the age of 25 years with acne has significantly increased over the past 10 years. The clinical featuresExpand
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Inflammatory events are involved in acne lesion initiation.
The earliest subclinical acne "lesion" is a microcomedone, of which hyperproliferation of the follicular epithelium is a characteristic feature. Inflammatory cells have been observed at the peripheryExpand
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16S rRNA Mutation Associated with Tetracycline Resistance in a Gram-Positive Bacterium
ABSTRACT A genetic basis for tetracycline resistance in cutaneous propionibacteria was suggested by comparing the nucleotide sequences of the 16S rRNA genes from 16 susceptible and 21 resistantExpand
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Prevalence of facial acne in adults.
BACKGROUND Acne is usually considered a disorder of adolescence, and a number of studies have examined the prevalence of this condition in the adolescent population. There are, however, relativelyExpand
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Evaluation of the modified Alvarado score in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis: a prospective study.
The Alvarado score was assessed as to its accuracy in the preoperative diagnosis of acute appendicitis. A series of 49 consecutive patients was studied prospectively over a period of 9 months in twoExpand
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Scarred for life?
Acne vulgaris is a common inflammatory dermatosis capable of producing significant psychological and physical scarring. The following work describes the benefit of using a questionnaire as a clinicalExpand
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