Acne Vulgaris

@article{Zaenglein2018AcneV,
  title={Acne Vulgaris},
  author={Andrea L Zaenglein},
  journal={The New England Journal of Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={379},
  pages={1343–1352}
}
  • Andrea L Zaenglein
  • Published 4 October 2018
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
Acne VulgarisThe negative psychological effect of acne vulgaris can be profound and long‐lasting.Combination therapy with a retinoid and a benzoyl peroxide–containing antimicrobial agent is used to control mild‐to‐severe inflammatory acne.For moderate‐to‐severe cases, an oral antibiotic agent is also recommended, with the duration of use being typically limited to 3 to 4 months. Once clinical improvement occurs, acne control is maintained with a topical retinoid. Benzoyl peroxide may also be… 

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