[Treatment of acne rosacea with 13-cis-retinoic acid].

13 patients of both sexes, affected by a severe form of papular rosacea, were treated with 13-cis retinoic acid (1 mg/kg/day) for 2 months. One patient interrupted the treatment after 15 days because of severe blepharitis. The size and number of papules were progressively reduced from the 2nd week, reaching complete regression at the 6th week. Three… (More)