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Pantothenic acid in the treatment of acne vulgaris - a patient's perspective

@inproceedings{McCarthy2011PantothenicAI,
  title={Pantothenic acid in the treatment of acne vulgaris - a patient's perspective},
  author={John D. McCarthy},
  year={2011}
}
This article describes the author’s personal experience with a moderate but chronic case of acne vulgaris and its many treatments over a 43 year period. The eventual remission of this condition, attributed to relatively high doses of pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) over a three year period, is discussed, along with a theoretical basis for this response. A proposal is also made that the work of Dr. Lit-Hung Leung, reported during the years 1995 -1997, be re-evaluated as a possible new approach in… 

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