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European Journal of Dermatology


Antimicrobial susceptibility of Propionibacterium acnes isolated from acne vulgaris Volume 9, numéro 1, January - February 1999

  • Page(s) : 25-8
  • Année de parution : 1999

The pathophysiological features of acne vulgaris are the overproduction of sebum, the abnormal desquamation of the sebaceous follicle epithelium, and the proliferation of Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) [1]. The colonization of P. acnes in the pilosebaceous duct gives rise to the inflammatory lesions that characterize acne vulgaris, in the form of red papules and pustules [2]. In Japan, systemic and topical antimicrobial [...]