The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Drugs for Acne
February 1, 2016 (Issue: 1487)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 promotes development of acne...more
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