Lipid Mediators in Acne

  title={Lipid Mediators in Acne},
  author={Monica Ottaviani and Emanuela Camera and Mauro Picardo},
  journal={Mediators of Inflammation},
Multiple factors are involved in acne pathogenesis, and sebum secretion is one of the main ones. The role sebum plays in acne development has not been completely elucidated yet; however, increasing amounts of data seem to confirm the presence of alterations in sebum from acne patients. Altered ratio between saturated and unsaturated fatty acids has been indicated as an important feature to be considered in addition to the altered amount of specific fatty acids such as linoleic acid. Furthermore… 

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