Digital image analysis of the effect of topically applied linoleic acid on acne microcomedones

@article{Letawe1998DigitalIA,
  title={Digital image analysis of the effect of topically applied linoleic acid on acne microcomedones},
  author={Letawe and Boone and Pi{\'e}rard},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Dermatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={23}
}
  • Letawe, Boone, Piérard
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
  • A major pathogenic factor of acne is the disturbed keratinization of the follicular infundibulum. It has been hypothesized that a relative decrease in linoleic acid in the sebum could be responsible, in part, for this. The aim of the present study was objectively to evaluate the effects of topically applied linoleic acid on the size of microcomedones in patients with mild acne. The design was a double‐blind placebo‐controlled randomized cross‐over study. Evaluations were performed by digital… CONTINUE READING
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