Risk factors promote elevations of serum lipids in acne patients under oral 13-cis retinoic acid (isotretinoin)


Ten patients with conglobate acne were orally treated with 13-cis retinoic acid (1 mg/kg/day). After completion of a 12-week treatment, five patients were further given 20% of the initial dose, whereas drug administration was discontinued in the other five patients. Serum triglyceride and cholesterol levels were determined before, during, and after therapy… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00412546

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