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an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin

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Thiboutot is the chair of the Global Alliance to Improve Outcomes in Acne, an international group of dermatologists interested in acne research and education; they have been meeting regularly since 2001 and continuously evaluate the literature on acne.
Pathological mechanisms of acne with special emphasis on Propionibacterium acnes and related therapy.
acnes bacteria secrete on skin-the protein is associated with the inflammation that leads to acne,' he added.
Examining the impact of contraception on acne in adolescents is clinically important because acne affects about 85% of adolescents, and contraceptives may influence the course of acne disease.
The presence of acne has a very significant impact on self-esteem and the quality of life of patients.
Many people think that acne is just pimples, but a person who has acne can have any of these blemishes: blackheads, whiteheads, papules, pustules (what many people call pimples), cysts and nodules.
Acne has long been associated with ill psychological effects and was well described in 1948 by Sulzberger and Zaidens: "There is probably no single disease which causes more psychic trauma, more maladjustment between parents and children, more general insecurity and feeling of inferiority and greater sums of psychic suffering than does acne vulgaris.
When fat based cosmetics are used frequently and for a long time, they may lead to development of acne or exacerbate present acnes.
Abstract Although acne is described in very ancient writings dating back to Ebers papyrus, its clear description is found after Fuchs coined the term 'Acne vulgaris' and Erasmus Wilson separated it from acne rosacea.
acnes bacteria from the noses of 49 pimply and 52 clear-skinned volunteers.
BERLIN -- Acne is a condition that's widely misunderstood by nondermatologist clinicians, insurers, and patients, according to a recent call to action by the Global Alliance to Improve Outcomes in Acne, a 20-member international panel of acne experts.
Dermatologists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed Propionibacterium acnes vaccines with demonstrated efficacy in mouse models (Infect.
acnes in an individual acne pimple, preventing infection and letting skin return to normal.
The features of acne include excess sebum production, obstruction of the pilosebaceous duct caused by hyperkeratinisation, colonisation by Propionibacterium acnes and inflammation.