Prevalence of scars and "mini-scars", and their impact on quality of life in Japanese patients with acne.

@article{Hayashi2015PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of scars and "mini-scars", and their impact on quality of life in Japanese patients with acne.},
  author={Nobukazu Hayashi and Yoshiki Miyachi and Makoto Kawashima},
  journal={The Journal of dermatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={690-6}
}
There have been very few studies on the prevalence and severity of acne scars in Japanese patients. The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of acne scars and their impact on the quality of life (QOL) in Japanese acne patients. Acne scars were classified as mini-scars (atrophic scars of ≥0.5 and <2 mm in diameter) atrophic scars (≥2 mm in diameter), and hypertrophic scars. The severity of acne and acne scars were evaluated. The background of patients and their QOL in… CONTINUE READING
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