The use of retinoids in the pediatric patient.

  title={The use of retinoids in the pediatric patient.},
  author={Ram{\'o}n Ru{\'i}z-Maldonado and Lourdes Tamayo-S{\'a}nchez and Ma de la Luz Orozco-Covarrubias},
  journal={Dermatologic clinics},
  volume={16 3},
Oral retinoids are molecules derived from vitamin A that represent one of the most important steps forward in dermatologic therapeutics in the present century. The treatment of acne, severe psoriasis, and severe disorders of keratinization, prevalent diseases in children and adolescents, have radically changed since the advent of oral retinoids. Like most highly-effective medications, oral retinoids also have important untoward effects. Specialists, and in particular, dermatologists and… CONTINUE READING

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