Effect of Aloe vera topical gel combined with tretinoin in treatment of mild and moderate acne vulgaris: a randomized, double-blind, prospective trial

@article{Hajheydari2014EffectOA,
  title={Effect of Aloe vera topical gel combined with tretinoin in treatment of mild and moderate acne vulgaris: a randomized, double-blind, prospective trial},
  author={Zohreh Hajheydari and Majid Saeedi and Katayoun Morteza-Semnani and Aida Soltani},
  journal={Journal of Dermatological Treatment},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={123 - 129}
}
BACKGROUND Topical retinoids are considered first-line therapy in the treatment of acne vulgaris, yet can be associated with cutaneous irritations. [] Key MethodMATERIAL AND METHODS The randomized, double-blind, prospective 8-week trial evaluated inflammatory and non-inflammatory lesion scores and tolerability in 60 subjects with mild to moderate acne vulgaris (global acne grading system scale).

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