John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Comparison of combined azelaic acid cream plus oral minocycline with oral isotretinoin in severe acne Volume 11, numéro 6, November - December 2001

Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg.
  • Page(s) : 538-44
  • Année de parution : 2001

Acne is a multifactorial dermatosis with a polymorphous clinical appearance. Particularly in severe forms of acne, comedones, papules, pustules and deep inflammatory lesions (nodules and cysts) can be present simultaneously. In addition, haemorrhagic crusts and fistular ducts may be present, and, almost invariably, a relatively pronounced seborrhoea is noted. The therapy of acne is oriented to the four known pathogenetic factors of the [...]