Acne vulgaris: A treatment update

Richard P. Usatine, Martin A. Quan, Richard Strick

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Though acne is not generally cured, treatment can reduce the severity and frequency of outbreaks, lessen discomfort from inflamed lesions, improve appearance, and prevent or minimize scarring, thereby averting or ameliorating potentially serious adverse psychosocial effects. A number of new agents are available; combination therapies that achieve synergism are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-127
Number of pages17
JournalHospital Practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 15 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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