Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter
Drugs for Acne, Rosacea and Psoriasis
November 1, 2008 (Issue: 75)The pathogenesis of acne is multifactorial: follicular hyperkeratinization, bacteria, sebum production, androgens and inflammation all play a role. The gram-positive microaerophilic bacteria Propionibacterium acnes promote development of acne lesions...more
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