Treating acne with antibiotic-resistant bacterial colonization

@article{Tzellos2011TreatingAW,
  title={Treating acne with antibiotic-resistant bacterial colonization},
  author={T. Tzellos and V. Zampeli and E. Makrantonaki and C. Zouboulis},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={1233 - 1247}
}
Introduction: Acne is a chronic skin disorder of the pilosebaceous unit; it has a multifactorial pathogenesis. Propionibacterium acnes within the follicle is considered to be a triggering factor of inflammation in acne. Antibiotics have been the primary treatment against P. acnes for more than 40 years. However, a gradual increase in the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant strains of P. acnes has been observed. Areas covered: This review discusses the pathophysiology of antibiotic-resistant acne… Expand
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