Seborrhoea--an indicator for poor clinical response in acne patients treated with antibiotics.

@article{Layton1992SeborrhoeaanIF,
  title={Seborrhoea--an indicator for poor clinical response in acne patients treated with antibiotics.},
  author={Alison Layton and Bronwyn R. Hughes and Samantha Hull and E A Eady and William James Cunliffe},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={1992},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          173-5
        }
}
The relationship between sebum excretion rate (SER) and clinical improvement was investigated in 255 acne patients treated for 6 months with either oral erythromycin (1 g/day), minocycline (100 mg/day), oxytetracycline (1 g/day) or cotrimoxazole (400 mg/day); topical therapy was 5% benzoyl peroxide. In all but the cotrimoxazole treated group, there was a significant correlation between a high SER and reduced clinical response. This was particularly evident in those patients with an SER of… CONTINUE READING
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