Acne vulgaris in women: prevalence across the life span.

@article{Perkins2012AcneVI,
  title={Acne vulgaris in women: prevalence across the life span.},
  author={Alexis C Perkins and Jessica Maglione and Greg George Hillebrand and Kukizo Miyamoto and Alexa B Kimball},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          223-30
        }
}
BACKGROUND Acne vulgaris is a common skin disease with a large quality of life impact, characterized by comedones, inflammatory lesions, secondary dyspigmentation, and scarring. Although traditionally considered a disease of adolescence, reports suggest it is also a disease of adults, especially adult women. Our objectives were to determine acne prevalence in a large, diverse group of women and to examine acne by subtype and in relation to other skin findings, measurements, and lifestyle… 

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