Postacne scarring: a qualitative global scarring grading system.

@article{Goodman2006PostacneSA,
  title={Postacne scarring: a qualitative global scarring grading system.},
  author={Greg J. Goodman and Jennifer A. Baron},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 12},
  pages={1458-66}
}
BACKGROUND There is no global qualitative grading system for assessing the disease load and global severity of disease in a patient with postacne scarring. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to provide a simple qualitative grading system that would allow better communication between practitioners of a patient's global disease severity and the most appropriate corresponding therapy for that degree of acne scarring. METHODS Four grades of postacne scarring are described, and appropriate… CONTINUE READING

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