Acne Vulgaris: A chronic disorder of the pilosebaceous apparatus associated with an increase in sebum secretion. It is characterized by open comedones (blackheads), closed comedones (whiteheads), and pustular nodules. The cause is unknown, but heredity and age are predisposing factors.Propionibacterium acnes: A bacteria isolated from normal skin, intestinal contents, wounds, blood, pus, and soft tissue abscesses. It is a common contaminant of clinical specimens, presumably from the skin of patients or attendants.Dermatologic Agents: Drugs used to treat or prevent skin disorders or for the routine care of skin.Sebum: The oily substance secreted by SEBACEOUS GLANDS. It is composed of KERATIN, fat, and cellular debris.Benzoyl Peroxide: A peroxide derivative that has been used topically for BURNS and as a dermatologic agent in the treatment of ACNE and POISON IVY DERMATITIS. It is used also as a bleach in the food industry.Isotretinoin: A topical dermatologic agent that is used in the treatment of ACNE VULGARIS and several other skin diseases. The drug has teratogenic and other adverse effects.Folliculitis: Inflammation of follicles, primarily hair follicles.Sebaceous Glands: Small, sacculated organs found within the DERMIS. Each gland has a single duct that emerges from a cluster of oval alveoli. Each alveolus consists of a transparent BASEMENT MEMBRANE enclosing epithelial cells. The ducts from most sebaceous glands open into a HAIR FOLLICLE, but some open on the general surface of the SKIN. Sebaceous glands secrete SEBUM.Proteus vulgaris: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that occurs in soil, fecal matter, and sewage. It is an opportunistic pathogen and causes cystitis and pyelonephritis.Ice Cream: A frozen dairy food made from cream or butterfat, milk, sugar, and flavorings. Frozen custard and French-type ice creams also contain eggs.Mite Infestations: Infestations with arthropods of the subclass ACARI, superorder Acariformes.Administration, Topical: The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.Keratolytic Agents: Agents that soften, separate, and cause desquamation of the cornified epithelium or horny layer of skin. They are used to expose mycelia of infecting fungi or to treat corns, warts, and certain other skin diseases.Propionibacterium: A genus of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria whose cells occur singly, in pairs or short chains, in V or Y configurations, or in clumps resembling letters of the Chinese alphabet. Its organisms are found in cheese and dairy products as well as on human skin and can occasionally cause soft tissue infections.Rosacea: A cutaneous disorder primarily of convexities of the central part of the FACE, such as FOREHEAD; CHEEK; NOSE; and CHIN. It is characterized by FLUSHING; ERYTHEMA; EDEMA; RHINOPHYMA; papules; and ocular symptoms. It may occur at any age but typically after age 30. There are various subtypes of rosacea: erythematotelangiectatic, papulopustular, phymatous, and ocular (National Rosacea Society's Expert Committee on the Classification and Staging of Rosacea, J Am Acad Dermatol 2002; 46:584-7).Desulfovibrio vulgaris: A species of gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria isolated from soil, animal intestines and feces, and fresh and salt water.Ointments: Semisolid preparations used topically for protective emollient effects or as a vehicle for local administration of medications. Ointment bases are various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons.Gels: Colloids with a solid continuous phase and liquid as the dispersed phase; gels may be unstable when, due to temperature or other cause, the solid phase liquefies; the resulting colloid is called a sol.Clindamycin: An antibacterial agent that is a semisynthetic analog of LINCOMYCIN.Chlorella vulgaris: A species of green microalgae in the family Chlorellaceae. It is used as a model organism for PHOTOSYNTHESIS, and as a food supplement (DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS).Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections: Infections caused by bacteria that retain the crystal violet stain (positive) when treated by the gram-staining method.Beta vulgaris: A species of the Beta genus. Cultivars are used as a source of beets (root) or chard (leaves).Phaseolus: A plant genus in the family FABACEAE which is the source of edible beans and the lectin PHYTOHEMAGGLUTININS.
(1/415) Is prior authorization of topical tretinoin for acne cost effective?

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether prior authorization of topical tretinoin for acne is in the best interest of health insurers and, if so, to determine the optimal prior authorization age for topical tretinoin. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective, cross-sectional study of data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey was performed. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We performed a sensitivity analysis using published data on the age distribution for topical tretinoin prescriptions for acne and nonacne indications to estimate the cost of topical tretinoin and the cost of performing prior authorizations as a function of the prior authorization age. RESULTS: A prior authorization age of 25 for topical tretinoin is not cost effective for health insurers. If prior authorization is required, an age threshold of 35 or older is most cost effective. The total cost of topical tretinoin (the sum of the drug costs plus the prior authorization costs) changes little with changes in the prior authorization age; if the prior authorization age is set too low, total costs increase (because the number of prior authorizations increase). CONCLUSIONS: Prior authorization for topical tretinoin is of no great benefit to insurers. As the prior authorization age decreases, the cost of requiring prior authorization increases. Eliminating prior authorization altogether would result in at most a small increase in costs and would be balanced by the benefits to both patients and physicians.  (+info)

(2/415) Acne: a review of immunologic and microbiologic factors.

Acne vulgaris is a self-limiting skin disorder seen primarily in adolescents, whose aetiology appears to be multifactorial. The four main aetiological factors are hypercornification of the pilosebaceous duct, increased sebum production, colonization with Propionibacterium acnes, and subsequently the production of inflammation. Considerable investigation has addressed the immunologic reaction to extracellular products produced by the acne-causing organism, P acnes. The immunologic response involves both humoral and cell-mediated pathways. Further research should clarify the role of complement, cytotoxins, and neutrophils in this acne-forming response.  (+info)

(3/415) Chloracne, goiter, arthritis, and anemia after polychlorinated biphenyl poisoning: 14-year follow-Up of the Taiwan Yucheng cohort.

In 1979, a mass poisoning involving 2,000 people occurred in central Taiwan from ingestion of cooking oil contaminated by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs). We studied the prevalence of medical conditions in the exposed individuals and in a neighborhood control group. Starting with a registry of the exposed individuals from 1983, we updated the addresses of exposed individuals and identified a control group matched for age, sex, and neighborhood in 1979. In 1993, individuals 30 years of age or older were interviewed by telephone. We obtained usable information from 795 exposed subjects and 693 control subjects. Lifetime prevalence of chloracne, abnormal nails, hyperkeratosis, skin allergy, goiter, headache, gum pigmentation, and broken teeth were observed more frequently in the PCB/PCDF-exposed men and women. The exposed women reported anemia 2. 3 times more frequently than controls. The exposed men reported arthritis and herniated intervertebral disks 4.1 and 2.9 times, respectively, more frequently than controls. There was no difference in reported prevalences of other medical conditions. We conclude that Taiwanese people exposed to high levels of PCBs and PCDFs reported more frequent medical problems, including skin diseases, goiter, anemia, and joint and spine diseases.  (+info)

(4/415) Topical therapy for acne.

Acne is a common problem in adolescents and young adults. The disorder is caused by abnormal desquamation of follicular epithelium that results in obstruction of the pilosebaceous canal. This obstruction leads to the formation of comedones, which can become inflamed because of overgrowth of Propionibacterium acnes. Topical retinoids such as tretinoin or adapalene are effective in many patients with comedonal acne. Patients with inflammatory lesions benefit from treatment with benzoyl peroxide, azelaic acid or topical antibiotics. Frequently, the use of comedonal and antibacterial agents is required.  (+info)

(5/415) Accutane-exposed pregnancies--California, 1999.

Accutane (Roche Laboratories, Nutley, New Jersey), known by the generic name "isotretinoin," is a prescription oral medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat severe, recalcitrant nodular acne. It is also a known human teratogen that can cause multiple major malformations. Embryopathy associated with the mother's exposure to isotretinoin during the first trimester of pregnancy includes craniofacial, cardiac, thymic, and central nervous system malformations . In response to FDA recommendations, the manufacturer began a pregnancy-prevention program (PPP) in 1988 that included educational materials for physicians and patients and offered women reimbursement for contraceptive counseling by a physician. The PPP coordinators asked reproductive-aged women being treated with isotretinoin to enroll voluntarily in the Boston University Accutane Survey (BUAS). The total number of reproductive-aged women taking isotretinoin in the United States is unknown; however, 454,273 women enrolled in the BUAS from 1989 to October 1999. BUAS has estimated that 38%-40% of reproductive-aged women taking isotretinoin chose to enroll in the survey (BUAS, unpublished data, 1999). Although isotretinoin is contraindicated in pregnancy and has a package label warning users to avoid pregnancy while taking it, exposed pregnancies occur. Approximately 900 pregnancies occurred among BUAS enrollees during 1989-1998 (BUAS, unpublished data, 1999). Roche Laboratories began direct-to-consumer print advertisements in 1996, added television and radio advertisements to selected cities in 1997, and expanded the campaign to the entire United States in 1998.  (+info)

(6/415) Pyogenic arthritis, pyoderma gangrenosum, and acne syndrome maps to chromosome 15q.

Pyoderma gangrenosum, cystic acne, and aseptic arthritis are clinically distinct disorders within the broad class of inflammatory diseases. Although this triad of symptoms is rarely observed in a single patient, a three-generation kindred with autosomal-dominant transmission of these three disorders has been reported as "PAPA syndrome" (MIM 604416). We report mapping of a disease locus for familial pyoderma gangrenosum-acne-arthritis to the long arm of chromosome 15 (maximum two-point LOD score, 5.83; recombination fraction [straight theta] 0 at locus D15S206). Under the assumption of complete penetrance, haplotype analysis of recombination events defined a disease interval of 10 cM, between D15S1023 and D15S979. Successful identification of a single disease locus for this syndrome suggests that these clinically distinct disorders may share a genetic etiology. These data further indicate the role of genes outside the major histocompatibility locus in inflammatory disease.  (+info)

(7/415) Comedogenicity of squalene monohydroperoxide in the skin after topical application.

The comedogenicity of squalene peroxides was examined on the rabbit ear skin after topical application of squalene-monohydroperoxide (Sq-OOH), the initial product when squalene was irradiated with UV-A. Since comedogenic products from UV-irradiated squalene were extracted with methanol solution, we isolated Sq-OOH by reverse-phased HPLC with a methanol mobile phase solvent. The degree of comedogenic reaction induced by Sq-OOH was higher than that of well-known comedogenic cosmetic ingredients. Unlike two other mono-peroxides, tert-butyl hydroperoxide and cumene-mono-hydroperoxide, Sq-OOH induced comedo-formation in the rabbit ear skin. However, the comedogenicity of reduced Sq-OOH, squalene-hydroxide (Sq-OH) and squalene itself was lower than that of Sq-OOH. These results indicate that Sq-OOH is a potent comedogenic mono-hydroperoxide chemical to rabbit skin.  (+info)

(8/415) A case report of synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis syndrome presenting with spondylodiscitis.

SAPHO syndrome stands for synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis. The common site of skeletal lesions in this syndrome is the sternocostoclavicular area. Spondylodiscitis is rarely described in published studies. In general, skin lesions develop before the onset of skeletal lesions. We report a case of SAPHO syndrome in which spondylodiscitis developed more than 1 year before the onset of pustulosis.  (+info)

*  Azerizin
... was developed at Elorac for use as an adjunct in the management of acne vulgaris and rosacea. Herskowitz, Ahvie; ... Shalita, A; Falcon R; Olansky A; Oannotta P; Akhavan A; Day D; Janiga A; Singri P; Kallal J (2012). "Inflammatory acne ... A review of its pharmacological properties and therapeutic efficacy in acne and hyperpigmentary skin disorders". Drugs. 41 (5 ... the components of Azerizin possess potent antimicrobial activity against Propionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermis, ...
*  Erythromycin/isotretinoin
... w/w with a primary indication for the treatment of moderate acne vulgaris. Isotretinoin is a pharmaceutical derivative of ... including the inhibition of bacteria linked with acne, such Propionibacterium acnes. The mechanism of action is poorly ...
*  Clindamycin
2003). "Efficacy and tolerability of combined topical treatment of acne vulgaris with adapalene and clindamycin: a multicenter ... clindamycin and vehicle gel in the treatments of acne vulgaris". Am J Clin Dermatol. 2 (1): 33-9. doi:10.2165/00128071- ... and is used primarily as a prescription acne treatment. Several combination acne treatments containing clindamycin are also ... It can be useful against some cases of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). It may also be used for acne and in ...
*  Benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin
Kim, J (2005). "Review of the innate immune response in acne vulgaris: activation of Toll-like receptor 2 in acne triggers ... P. acnes plays a role in the development of acne. Benzoyl peroxide also kills P. acnes, but by releasing free radical oxygen ... The gel is used on the skin to treat light to medium acne vulgaris in people 12 years and older. BenzaClin is to be applied ... "Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval Of Onexton Gel For The Treatment Of Acne Vulgaris". www.prnewswire.com. Valeant ...
*  Rosacea
The disorder can be confused or co-exist with acne vulgaris or seborrheic dermatitis. The presence of rash on the scalp or ears ... Some acne and wrinkle treatments reported to cause rosacea include microdermabrasion and chemical peels, as well as high ... This subtype is often confused with acne. Phymatous rosacea is most commonly associated with rhinophyma, an enlargement of the ... Rosacea conglobata is a severe rosacea that can mimic acne conglobata, with hemorrhagic nodular abscesses and indurated plaques ...
*  Persistent edema of rosacea
However, unlike in the treatment of acne vulgaris, lasting responses to isotretinoin generally do not occur, and long-term ... The differential diagnosis includes acne vulgaris, streptococcal cellulitis, and Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome, as these ...
*  Diethylstilbestrol dilaurate
Samuel B. Frank (1971). Acne Vulgaris. Thomas. p. 259. New York State Journal of Medicine. Medical Society of the State of New ... It was formulated and used as a micronized topical medication to treat acne in adolescent boys and young men. The drug was ...
*  Hair removal
36-. ISBN 978-3-540-46911-7. Alan R. Shalita; James Q. Del Rosso; Guy Webster (21 March 2011). Acne Vulgaris. CRC Press. pp. ...
*  Health effects of chocolate
"Epidemiology of acne vulgaris". British Journal of Dermatology. 168 (3): 474-85. doi:10.1111/bjd.12149. PMID 23210645. ... One preliminary study concluded that in males who are prone to acne, eating chocolate increases the severity of acne. Various ... Placebo-controlled Study Assessing the Effect of Chocolate Consumption in Subjects with a History of Acne Vulgaris". The ... Mahmood SN, Bowe WP (April 2014). "Diet and acne update: carbohydrates emerge as the main culprit". Journal of Drugs in ...
*  Dapsone
"Dapsone and Acne Vulgaris". ScienceOfAcne.com. 2012-10-10. Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2012-08-17. ... Dapsone by mouth was one of the first medications used to treat moderate to severe acne vulgaris, and is still occasionally ... Pickert, A; Raimer, S (June 2009). "An evaluation of dapsone gel 5% in the treatment of acne vulgaris". Expert opinion on ... ISBN 0-9757919-2-3. Ross, CM (1961). "The treatment of acne vulgaris with dapsone". Br J Dermatol. 73 (10): 367-70. doi:10.1111 ...
*  Amoxicillin
... such as acne vulgaris. It is often an effective treatment for cases of acne vulgaris that have responded poorly to other ... "Adolescent Acne: Management". Archived from the original on 2010-12-22. "Amoxicillin and Acne Vulgaris". scienceofacne.com. ...
*  Minocycline
Historically, minocycline has been a very effective treatment for acne vulgaris. However, acne that is caused by antibiotic ... "Minocycline, Doxycycline and Acne Vulgaris". ScienceOfAcne.com. 07/11/2011. Retrieved 2012-08-07. Check date values in: ,date ... Minocycline and doxycycline are frequently used for the treatment of acne vulgaris. Both of these closely related antibiotics ... 2007). "Guidelines of care for acne vulgaris management". Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 56 (4): 651-63. doi: ...
*  Fusidic acid
Topical fusidic acid is occasionally used as a treatment for acne vulgaris. As a treatment for acne, fusidic acid is often ... "Fusidic Acid and Acne Vulgaris". ScienceOfAcne.com. 2011-09-11. Retrieved 2012-08-14. Sommer; et al. (1997). "Investigation of ... fusidic acid lotion in the treatment of acne vulgaris". Clinical Experimental Dermatology. 22 (5): 211-5. doi:10.1046/j.1365- ... However, research studies have indicated that fusidic acid is not as highly active against Propionibacterium acnes as many ...
*  Tea tree oil
Cao, H; Yang, G; Wang, Y; Liu, JP; Smith, CA; Luo, H; Liu, Y (19 January 2015). "Complementary therapies for acne vulgaris". ... Tea tree oil has been used in traditional medicine in the belief it treats acne, nail fungus, or athlete's foot, with little ... In a 2015 Cochrane systematic review, the only trial comparing it to placebo for acne found low-quality evidence of benefit. ... Tea tree oil is claimed as useful for treating dandruff, acne, lice, herpes, insect bites, scabies, and skin fungal or ...
*  Comedo extraction
Citing Lowney E, Witkowski J, Simons H, Zagula Z (September 1964). "Value of comedo extraction in treatment of acne vulgaris". ... Comedo extraction is a widely used method of treatment for acne vulgaris. A dermatologist or cosmetologist may extract ... Taub AF (September 2007). "Procedural treatments for acne vulgaris". Dermatologic Surgery. 33 (9): 1005-26. doi:10.1111/j.1524- ... Taub AF (September 2007). "Procedural treatments for acne vulgaris". Dermatologic Surgery. 33 (9): 1005-26. doi:10.1111/j.1524- ...
*  Isotretinoin
Merritt B, Burkhart CN, Morrell DS (June 2009). "Use of isotretinoin for acne vulgaris". Pediatric Annals. 38 (6): 311-20. doi: ... Treatment of acne scars is generally deferred until 12 months after completion of a course of isotretinoin. Acne usually flares ... Its isomer, tretinoin, is also an acne drug. Isotretinoin is primarily used as a treatment for severe acne. The most common ... Isotretinoin use can rarely lead to a more severe form of acne, acne fulminans. Isotretinoin is a teratogen highly likely to ...
*  Medical uses of bicalutamide
Shalita AR, Del Rosso JQ, Webster G (21 March 2011). Acne Vulgaris. CRC Press. pp. 33-. ISBN 978-1-61631-009-7. Archived from ... bicalutamide can also be used in the treatment of acne in women. Several studies have observed complete clearing of acne with ... In addition, it is widely used in cisgender women for the treatment of acne and hirsutism. In the U.S., one of the only ... Flutamide has been found to produce a decrease of hirsutism score to normal and an 80% or greater decrease in scores of acne, ...
*  Stridex
Acne Vulgaris: The Most Common Dermatologic Disorder., Pharmacy Times, Potential Signals of Serious Risks/New Safety ... Stridex were the first acne treatment pads to do so without requiring a prescription for purchase. It is owned by Blistex, Inc ... In 2013, FDA started to investigate a possible link between benzoyl peroxide- and/or salicylic acid-based acne prevention ... Stridex (originally spelled Stri-Dex) is an American acne treatment and prevention medicine, originally registered trademark of ...
*  Comedo
Purdy, S; de Berker, D (January 2011). "Acne vulgaris". BMJ Clin Evid. 2011: pii: 1714. PMC 3275168 . PMID 21477388. National ... Williams, HC; Dellavalle, RP; Garner, S (Jan 28, 2012). "Acne vulgaris". Lancet. 379 (9813): 361-72. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(11) ... Acne is also found premenstrually and in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Smoking may worsen acne. Oxidation rather than ... Propionibacterium acnes is the suspected infectious agent in acne. It can proliferate in sebum and cause inflamed pustules ( ...
*  Erythromycin
Kong YL, Tey HL (June 2013). "Treatment of acne vulgaris during pregnancy and lactation". Drugs. 73 (8): 779-87. doi:10.1007/ ...
*  Cicely Pearl Blair
Blair, Cicely (8 August 1968). "The thickness of the stratum coeneum in acne vulgaris". British Journal of Dermatology. 80 (8 ... Whilst at St Bartholomew's, she focussed on acne research, discovering that the pigment in blackhead comedones is melanin and ...
*  Cheilitis
Amichai, Boaz; Shemer, Avner; Grunwald, Marcelo H. (2006). "Low-dose isotretinoin in the treatment of acne vulgaris". Journal ...
*  Demodex
Evidence of a correlation between Demodex infection and acne vulgaris exists, suggesting it might play a role in promoting acne ... Zhao, Ya-e; Hu, Li; Wu, Li-ping; Ma, Jun-xian (March 2012). "A meta-analysis of association between acne vulgaris and Demodex ... "2011-2012 Annual Evidence Update on Acne vulgaris" (PDF). University of Nottingham Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology. 2012. ...
*  IL1A
Valente Duarte de Sousa IC (Oct 2014). "Novel pharmacological approaches for the treatment of acne vulgaris". Expert Opinion on ... Blocking the activity of IL-1α has the potential to treat skin diseases such as acne. GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ...
*  Ibuprofen
"Oral ibuprofen and tetracycline for the treatment of acne vulgaris". Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 11 (6): ... Ibuprofen is sometimes used for the treatment of acne because of its anti-inflammatory properties, and has been sold in Japan ... Na; (25 March 2006). "In Japan, an OTC ibuprofen ointment (Fukidia) for alleviating adult acne has been launched". Inpharma. ... in topical form for adult acne. As with other NSAIDs, ibuprofen may be useful in the treatment of severe orthostatic ...
*  Desloratadine
Layton AM (2016). "Top Ten List of Clinical Pearls in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris". Dermatol Clin. 34 (2): 147-57. doi: ... An emerging indication for desloratadine is in the treatment of acne, as an inexpensive adjuvant to isotretinoin and possibly ... "Effect of antihistamine as an adjuvant treatment of isotretinoin in acne: a randomized, controlled comparative study". J Eur ...
*  Flutamide
Trivedi MK, Shinkai K, Murase JE (2017). "A Review of hormone-based therapies to treat adult acne vulgaris in women". Int J ... 256-. ISBN 978-3-540-40901-4. Husein-ElAhmed H (2015). "Management of acne vulgaris with hormonal therapies in adult female ... Flutamide has been found to be effective in the treatment of acne and seborrhea in women in a number of studies. In a long-term ... Bettoli V, Zauli S, Virgili A (2015). "Is hormonal treatment still an option in acne today?". Br. J. Dermatol. 172 Suppl 1: 37- ...
Rosacea: When Damaged Blood Vessels Affect Facial Skin - Cosmetic Surgery Directory  Rosacea: When Damaged Blood Vessels Affect Facial Skin - Cosmetic Surgery Directory
Many confuse rosacea with seborrheic dermatitis or/and acne vulgaris. Mentionably, rosacea can co-exist with acne vulgaris and ... Many confuse Papulopustular rosacea with acne. However, Papulopustular rosacea remain reddish while acne do not. The common ... Take for example several drugs people take to hide wrinkles or to deal with acnes. Among these chemicals those particularly ... It is also given to treat acute acne. Nevertheless, for patients suffering from phymatous and papulopustular rosacea, low ...
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The Misnomer Regarding Acne Rosacea  The Misnomer Regarding Acne Rosacea
The widespread over-the-counter drugs utilized for acne vulgaris, do not work for acne rosacea. They might really make the ... acne acne advice acne care acne control acne home remedy acne management acne remedies acne remedy acne rosacea acne rosacea ... remedy acne scar help acne scar reduction acne scar removal acne scar teatment acne scar treatment acne skin care acne skin ... treatment arbonne for acne best acne scar removal best acne skin care causes causes of acne controlling acne effective acne ...
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Acne Vulgaris Market - Scope, Size, Share, Analysis by 2025  Acne Vulgaris Market - Scope, Size, Share, Analysis by 2025
North America holds the leading position in the Acne vulgaris market; Acne Vulgaris Market comprise high occurrence of acne ... Acne Vulgaris Market drive by factors such as high prevalence of acne vulgaris, increasing incidences of various skin ... Global Acne Vulgaris Market: Brief Account Acne vulgaris is a chronic and most widespread disease of the sebaceous follicles of ... Global Acne Vulgaris Market: Trends and Prospects Main driving aspects for the growth of the acne vulgaris market comprise high ...
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Treatment of acne vulgaris  Treatment of acne vulgaris
As a result, there is a significant demand for effective acne therapies ().The lack of standardization for gr ... Although acne is not physically disabling, its psychologic impact can be striking, contributing to low self-esteem, depression ... and 'Oral isotretinoin therapy for acne vulgaris' and 'Hormonal therapy for women with acne vulgaris' and 'Management of acne ... Treatment of acne vulgaris. JAMA 2004; 292:726.. *Nast A, Dréno B, Bettoli V, et al. European evidence-based (S3) guidelines ...
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Acne vulgaris - Oxford Reference  Acne vulgaris - Oxford Reference
Acne vulgaris is a common skin disorder seen in adolescents and young adults. • Seborrhoea, small comedones, and inflammatory ... Acne vulgaris Source:. A-Z of Plastic Surgery. Author(s):. Andrew Hodges. • Acne vulgaris is a common skin disorder seen in ...
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Acne Vulgaris  Acne Vulgaris
Acne Rosacea, Acne Vulgaris, Acne Vulgaris Pathophysiology, Acne Vulgaris Management, Adjunctive Acne Vulgaris Management, ... Moderate Acne Vulgaris Management, Severe Acne Vulgaris Management. ... Acne Vulgaris is a chapter in the book, Dermatology, containing the following 8 pages: Perioral Dermatitis, ... Acne Vulgaris Management. *Adjunctive Acne Vulgaris Management. *Moderate Acne Vulgaris Management. *Severe Acne Vulgaris ...
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Dr. Roses Peripheral Brain-ACNE VULGARIS  Dr. Rose's Peripheral Brain-ACNE VULGARIS
ACNE VULGARIS. Pathophysiology--Multifactorial, including:. *Follicular hyperkeratinization (sheets of desquamated keratin plug ... For mild-moderate acne unresponsive to above, or moderate-severe acne, consider systemic treatments starting with antibiotics ... Blue light in the 405-420nm wavelength range (15min 2x/wk x 4wks) has been shown to reduce # of acne lesions in uncontrolled ... For mild-moderate acne, start with topical benzoyl perfoxide, +/- (retinoids, azleaic acid, or topical antibiotics) ...
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Emerging Therapies for Acne Vulgaris | SpringerLink  Emerging Therapies for Acne Vulgaris | SpringerLink
... both new agents as well as new uses for established drugs are being considered for the treatment of acne vulgaris. Multiple ... As we gain a greater understanding of acne pathogenesis, ... Acne vulgaris in women: prevalence across the life span. J ... Propionibacterium acnes induces an IL-17 response in acne vulgaris that is regulated by vitamin A and vitamin D. J Invest ... Momen S, Al-Niaimi F. Acne vulgaris and light-based therapies. J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2015;17(3):122-8.CrossRefPubMedGoogle ...
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Antibiotics in Acne Vulgaris | The BMJ  Antibiotics in Acne Vulgaris | The BMJ
Antibiotics in Acne Vulgaris. Br Med J 1973; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5850.432-c (Published 17 February 1973) Cite ...
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Acne Vulgaris: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology  Acne Vulgaris: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology
Acne vulgaris typically affects the areas of skin with the densest population of sebaceous follicles; these areas include the ... Acne vulgaris is characterized by noninflammatory, open or closed comedones and by inflammatory papules, pustules, and nodules ... C acnes (formerly P acnes) is an anaerobic organism present in acne lesions. The presence of C acnes (formerly P acnes) ... Systemic symptoms are most often absent in acne vulgaris. In rare but severe cases, acne vulgaris could lead to acne conglobata ...
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What is the prognosis of acne vulgaris?  What is the prognosis of acne vulgaris?
Five percent of men still have acne at age 25 years. Adult acne is more common in females. Twelve percent of women still have ... encoded search term (What is the prognosis of acne vulgaris?) and What is the prognosis of acne vulgaris? What to Read Next on ... In male patients, acne generally clears by early adulthood. Five percent of men still have acne at age 25 years. Adult acne is ... What is the prognosis of acne vulgaris?. Updated: Mar 26, 2019 * Author: Jaggi Rao, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: William D James, ...
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ACNE VULGARIS by Patrick Carrington on Prezi  ACNE VULGARIS by Patrick Carrington on Prezi
Transcript of ACNE VULGARIS. ACNE VARIANTS. ACNE. COMMON ACNE. ~Blackheads Whiteheads Redheads. Acne Conglobata. ACNE VULGARIS ... Propionibacterium acnes:. Lipases Act On Triglycerides etc. Free Fatty Acids. **Inflammation**. Gentle Gentle Soap. No Scrubs. ... It Is Time' for Acne. Occlusion:. ~Pomades-Mousse'-Vaseline-Spray. ~Makeups. ~Hands on face. ~Chinstraps. ~Sleeping on hands. ... Acne Conglobata. ~Hidradenitis suppurativa. ~Dissecting Cellulitis Scalp. Men ~ 16. Tx: Bactrim / Amoxicillin / Isotretinoin. w ...
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Acne-vulgaris | Define Acne-vulgaris at Dictionary.com  Acne-vulgaris | Define Acne-vulgaris at Dictionary.com
Acne-vulgaris definition, an inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands, characterized by comedones and pimples, especially ... acne-vulgaris in Medicine Expand. acne ac·ne (āk'nē). n. An inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of ... Also called acne vulgaris. a chronic skin disease common in adolescence, involving inflammation of the sebaceous glands and ... acne. n. 1813, from Modern Latin, from aknas, a 6c. Latin clerical misreading of Greek akmas, accusative plural of akme "point ...
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What are the histologic findings of acne vulgaris?  What are the histologic findings of acne vulgaris?
encoded search term (What are the histologic findings of acne vulgaris?) and What are the histologic findings of acne vulgaris ... A Review of hormone-based therapies to treat adult acne vulgaris in women. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2017 Mar. 3 (1):44-52. [ ... Guidelines of care for the management of acne vulgaris. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 May. 74 (5):945-973.e33. [Medline]. ... Thielitz A, Gollnick H. Topical retinoids in acne vulgaris: update on efficacy and safety. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2008. 9(6):369- ...
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Acne vulgaris | Define Acne vulgaris at Dictionary.com  Acne vulgaris | Define Acne vulgaris at Dictionary.com
Acne vulgaris definition, an inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands, characterized by comedones and pimples, especially ... Also called: acne vulgaris a chronic skin disease common in adolescence, involving inflammation of the sebaceous glands and ... Origin of acne. 1820-30; < New Latin < Late Greek aknás, a manuscript error for akmás, accusative plural of akmḗ facial ... Also called ac·ne vul·ga·ris [vuhl-gair-is, -gar-] /vʌlˈgɛər ɪs, -ˈgær-/. ...
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NCT00392223 | Acne Vulgaris Clinical Trial | Pfizer  NCT00392223 | Acne Vulgaris Clinical Trial | Pfizer
Pfizer is currently recruiting for the NCT00392223 Acne Vulgaris Cancer trial. Review trial description, criteria and location ...
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Acne Vulgaris -- eCureMe.com  Acne Vulgaris -- eCureMe.com
Acne Vulgaris is a skin disorder characterized by cysts, open and closed comedones (plugged lesions containing a 'cottage- ... Diet does not seem to play a role unless the patient notices a certain food that makes his acne worse.*Comedo extraction done ... Intra-lesion injection: deep acne lesions and cysts are injected with a corticosteroid medication. *Dermabrasion *Note: all ... Males have a more severe form of acne, and a later onset than females. ...
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Acne Vulgaris: Overview  Acne Vulgaris: Overview
What is acne? A person with acne has pimples, whiteheads or blackheads on the face, chest, back or shoulders. ... ... Acne Vulgaris Overview. Another name for Acne Vulgaris is Acne.. What is acne?. A person with acne has pimples, whiteheads or ... PubMed Acne Vulgaris References *James WD. Clinical practice. Acne. N Engl J Med. 2005 Apr 7;352(14):1463-72. [15814882] ... Continue to Acne Vulgaris Incidence Last Updated: Nov 10, 2010 References Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD ...
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Acne vulgaris | Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin  Acne vulgaris | Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Acne vulgaris is the most common skin problem in the U.S., affecting approximately 80% of the population. ... A non-comedogenic sunscreen should be used on the face and all exposed skin in the morning because most acne medications ... Combination products can be more convenient for the patient and can be more effective for the treatment of acne than single ... Topical antibacterial agents help most with the inflammatory component of acne. *Clindamycin is the most commonly used topical ...
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Acne Vulgaris - The Causes And Treatments For Acne Vulgaris  Acne Vulgaris - The Causes And Treatments For Acne Vulgaris
Acne vulgaris is one of the most common skin disorder affecting susceptible hair follicles, most commonly found on the neck, ... Acne Vulgaris - The Causes And Treatments For Acne Vulgaris By Darren W.. ... Causes of Acne Vulgaris. During childhood, the sebaceous glands are small and virtually nonfunctioning. These glands are under ... Treatments of Acne Vulgaris. Although the exact cause is unknown, some closed comedones may rupture, resulting in an ...
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  • Sato T, Shirane T, Noguchi N, Sasatsu M, Ito A. Novel anti-acne actions of nadifloxacin and clindamycin that inhibit the production of sebum, prostaglandin E2 and promatrix metalloproteinase-2 in hamster sebocytes. (springer.com)
  • Treatment of acne vulgaris should be directed toward the known pathogenic factors, including follicular hyperproliferation, excess sebum, C acnes (formerly P acnes ), and inflammation. (medscape.com)
  • In adolescents who develop acne, androgenic stimulation produces a heightened response in the sebaceous glands so that acne occurs when accumulated sebum plugs the pilosebaceuos ducts. (selfgrowth.com)
  • This inflammatory response may result form the action of certain bacteria, such as proprionibacterium acnes, that live in the hair follicles and break down the triglycerides of the sebum into free fatty acids and glycerin. (selfgrowth.com)
  • If stimulating the production of sebum was all that was going on the skin, growth hormone might make acne worse instead of better. (facingacne.com)
  • Some of the prominent therapies recommended for treating acne vulgaris are: use of topical retinoid, combination therapy, hormonal therapies, antibiotics, and oral isotretinoin. (tmrresearch.com)
  • As a result, there is a significant demand for effective acne therapies ( table 1 ). (uptodate.com)
  • Medical therapies for acne and therapeutic principles that support the selection of treatments will be discussed here. (uptodate.com)
  • Procedural therapies for acne, oral isotretinoin therapy for severe acne, hormonal therapy for women with acne, and interventions for acne scars are reviewed in detail separately. (uptodate.com)
  • See 'Light-based, adjunctive, and other therapies for acne vulgaris' and 'Oral isotretinoin therapy for acne vulgaris' and 'Hormonal therapy for women with acne vulgaris' and 'Management of acne scars' . (uptodate.com)
  • Therapies for acne are constantly evolving and current gold-standard acne therapy may be supplemented with novel treatment modalities in the near future. (springer.com)
  • There is no predictable cure for acne vulgaris, but combinations of therapies are available that can effectively control its activity. (selfgrowth.com)
  • There is no evidence that it is more effective in acne that is resistant to other therapies, or that the effects last longer. (cochrane.org)
  • Clinical and hormonal effects of ethinylestradiol combined with gestodene and desogestrel in young women with acne vulgaris. (medscape.com)
  • Acne seems to have stemmed from the interaction of hormonal, bacterial, and genetic factors. (selfgrowth.com)
  • It is one thing to experience acne during puberty along with all the other hormonal changes. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
  • Multiple clinical trials assessing new formulations or combinations of established acne treatments have been conducted, and novel uses of antimicrobials such as modified diallyl disulfide oxide and nitric oxide are being assessed in clinical trials. (springer.com)
  • Minocycline was the most prescribed antibiotic used to treat acne because it was thought to be better than other options, despite the original version of this review finding no reliable evidence that it was any better than other treatments. (cochrane.org)
  • Its use has lessened due to safety concerns (including potentially irreversible pigmentation ), a relatively high cost, and no evidence of any greater benefit than other acne treatments. (cochrane.org)
  • A person with acne has pimples, whiteheads or blackheads on the face, chest, back or shoulders. (freemd.com)
  • Acne usually causes pimples, whiteheads or blackheads on the face, chest, back or shoulders. (freemd.com)
  • The psychological and emotional impact of acne and the effect of treatment with isotretinoin. (medscape.com)
  • Saluja SS, Walker ML, Summers EM, Tristani-Firouzi P, Smart DR. Safety of non-ablative fractional laser for acne scars within 1 month after treatment with oral isotretinoin: A randomized split-face controlled trial. (medscape.com)
  • Laser and light therapy is also being modified for the treatment of acne through combination methods with metal nanoshells and vacuum assistance. (springer.com)
  • Globally, the most intensely researched topical retinoids for the treatment of acne vulgaris are adapalene and tretinoin. (tmrresearch.com)
  • Simplifying regimens promotes greater adherence and outcomes with topical acne medications: a randomized controlled trial. (springer.com)
  • Topical retinoids (tretinoin, adapalene, and tazorotene) should be considered for the initial prescription management of acne. (chw.org)
  • Topical antibacterial agents help most with the inflammatory component of acne. (chw.org)
  • No other topical acne products should be used at the same time. (aafp.org)
  • It was formulated and used as a micronized topical medication to treat acne in adolescent boys and young men. (wikipedia.org)
  • [ 2 ] In addition, genetics is also a key factor in the pathophysiology of acne. (medscape.com)
  • Kurokawa I, Akamatsu H, Nishijima S, Asada Y, Kawabata S. Clinical and bacteriologic evaluation of OPC-7251 in patients with acne: a double-blind group comparison study versus cream base. (springer.com)
  • Acne vulgaris is a clinical diagnosis. (medscape.com)
  • E. A. Tanghetti, "The Role of Inflammation in the Pathology of Acne Clin Aesth Derm," The Journal of Clinical Aesthet Dermatol , vol. 6, p. 27, 2013. (hindawi.com)
  • Retinoids are related to vitamin A and they have many applications in medicine, one of which is treating acne. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
  • Retinoids can irritate the skin so in some cases the acne gets worse before it gets better. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
  • Women taking retinoids must not get pregnant because they can cause birth defects, so oral retinoids are more likely to be prescribed for men as a medical treatment for acne vulgaris. (fitnesstipsforlife.com)
  • In summary, there is no evidence to support the first-line use of minocycline in the treatment of acne. (cochrane.org)
  • All of the trials showed that, on average, people treated with minocycline experienced an improvement in their acne. (cochrane.org)
  • The only conclusion that we could make was that people treated with minocycline for acne are at a significantly greater risk of developing an autoimmune (lupus-like) syndrome than those given tetracycline or no treatment. (cochrane.org)
  • Minocycline is an oral antibiotic used for acne vulgaris. (cochrane.org)
  • To assess new evidence on the effects of minocycline for acne vulgaris. (cochrane.org)
  • The goals of management of acne are to reduce bacterial colonies, decrease sebaceous gland activity, prevent the follicles from becoming plugged, reduce inflammation, combat secondary infection, minimize scarring, and eliminate factors that predispose the person to acne. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Acne vulgaris is one of the most common skin disorder affecting susceptible hair follicles, most commonly found on the neck, upper trunk, and face. (selfgrowth.com)
  • 2002. Acne Vulgaris: A Disease of Western Civilization, Colorado State University. (scribd.com)
  • University of Pennsylvania.P. 2002.D. Barham.E.C.com/articles/Acne%20vulgaris. (scribd.com)
  • Irritation by inflammatory fatty acids within the plugged follicles, and an overgrowth of the bacteria Proprionibacterium together contribute to the process of acne formation. (ecureme.com)
  • A non-comedogenic sunscreen should be used on the face and all exposed skin in the morning because most acne medications increase photosensitivity. (chw.org)
  • Diet does not seem to play a role unless the patient notices a certain food that makes his acne worse. (ecureme.com)