The treatment of acne with topical retinoids: one man's opinions.

@article{Kligman1997TheTO,
  title={The treatment of acne with topical retinoids: one man's opinions.},
  author={Albert Montgomery Kligman},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 6 Pt 2},
  pages={
          S92-5
        }
}
Acne is a family of disorders that vary greatly in pathogenesis and clinical manifestation. Accordingly, no simple recipe for treatment can be given, and treatment options vary with the stage and intensity of the disease. Topical retinoids are the mainstay for treating common varieties of acne vulgaris. They also prevent development of comedones, halting progression to inflammatory lesions. Tretinoin was the first retinoid used in the topical treatment of acne more than 25 years ago… CONTINUE READING
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