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READ:   TOPICAL ACNE TREATMENT
 

ABSTRACT:
Acne vulgaris is a disorder of the pilosebaceous units located on the face, chest, and back. It affects up to 45 million Americans, mostly in the 1524 year age group, and can cause a poor self image, withdrawal, and even depression and suicidal ideation. More than $100 million per year is spent on OTC acne products. Scarring and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation are the most important sequelae.

 
READ:   A SUMMARY OF APPROVED TOPICAL TREATMENTS FOR ROSACEA
 

ABSTRACT:
Rosacea's cause is unknown, however genetic, environmental, vascular and inflammatory factors have been identified as possible triggers...

 
READ:   ACTINIC KERATOSES
 

ABSTRACT:
The actinic keratosis (AK) is a common lesion induced by ultraviolet light that represents the earliest manifestation of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the skin...

 
READ:   THE FORGOTTEN HPV: EXTERNAL GENITAL WARTS
 

ABSTRACT:
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection of the anogenital tract is extraordinarily prevalent with studies demonstrating that >50% of sexually active women have been infected with the 40-plus HPV types that affect this region of the body. Age matched males demonstrate similar infection rates, and data on first-time treatment seekers for genital warts show an increase in presentation of >500% in the past 3 decades. In 2005, the Centers for Disease Control estimated that 20 million people in the US had HPV.

 
READ:   ORAL THERAPY FOR THE TREATMENT OF ROSACEA
 

ABSTRACT:
Rosacea is a common condition that is prevalent worldwide. Its incidence is said to be higher in fair-skinned patients, however it is also seen in Asians and African-Americans. Rosacea occurs in both men and women most often after the age of 30 years. It is characterized by the presence of one or more of the following...

 
READ:   SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS: NEW FORMULATIONS FOR TREATMENT
 

ABSTRACT:
Seborrheic dermatitis is a common cutaneous disorder occurring in at least 3%5% of the population. Dandruff, the less inflammatory form of seborrheic dermatitis, occurs in 50%80% of teenagers and adults.