Treatment of preadolescent acne in the United States: an analysis of nationally representative data.

@article{Davis2013TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of preadolescent acne in the United States: an analysis of nationally representative data.},
  author={Scott A. Davis and Laura F. Sandoval and Cheryl Janene Gustafson and Steven R. Feldman and Kelly M Cordoro},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={689-94}
}
The prevalence of acne in younger children is increasing. Of the acne treatments that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved for ages 12 years and older, it is unclear which medications are being prescribed off-label for this younger patient population. The purpose of this study is to compare the therapies being prescribed to preadolescent patients with acne (defined in this study as ages 7 to 11 years) with those being prescribed to adolescent patients (ages 12 to 18 years… CONTINUE READING
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