Facial sebum affects the development of acne, especially the distribution of inflammatory acne.

@article{Choi2013FacialSA,
  title={Facial sebum affects the development of acne, especially the distribution of inflammatory acne.},
  author={Chang Won Choi and Jae Woo Choi and Kyoung-chan Park and Sang Woong Youn},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={301-6}
}
BACKGROUND The increased sebum secretion has been considered as one of the pathogenic factors of acne. OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to assess the correlation between the casual sebum level and the severity of acne using objective measuring methods in a large acne patients group. We also investigated the influence of age or gender on the correlation. METHODS A total number of 914 acne patients were recruited. The standard digital photographs were taken, and the acne lesions were… CONTINUE READING

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