Role of zinc in acne: a study of 77 patients

@article{Thomas2018RoleOZ,
  title={Role of zinc in acne: a study of 77 patients},
  author={Jacob Thomas},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Dermatology},
  year={2018}
}
  • Jacob Thomas
  • Published 24 July 2018
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Research in Dermatology
<p class="abstract"><strong>Background:</strong> Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous unit occurring in adolescent age group. Though not life threatening it can cause physical and psychological scars which can produce social problems in house, school and office. It is a multifactorial disease. Many treatment options are available, but not optimal. Zinc was found to be effective in pustular acne in a patient with acrodermatitis enteropathica. Hence a study on the… 

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Role of zinc in acne: a study of 77 patients

  • Jacob Thomas
  • Medicine
    International Journal of Research in Dermatology
  • 2018
Statistically significant low levels of zinc were not observed in acne and oral zinc sulphate 220 mg two times a day raised serum level to 5.82 µg/ml, and inflammatory lesions showed better response than comedo.

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