Acne in infancy and acne genetics.

@article{Herane2003AcneII,
  title={Acne in infancy and acne genetics.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Isabel Herane and Iwao Ando},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={206 1},
  pages={24-8}
}
Acne is a disease that can be seen in the first year of age, early childhood, prepubertal age and puberty. Neonatal acne is due mainly to considerable sebum excretion rate, and infantile acne because of high androgens of adrenal origin in girls and of adrenal and testes in boys. These pathogenic mechanisms are characteristic in these ages. Important factors like early onset of comedones and high serum levels of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate are predictors of severe or long-standing acne in… CONTINUE READING
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