Acne Vulgaris

A chronic disorder of the pilosebaceous apparatus associated with an increase in sebum secretion. It is characterized by open comedones (blackheads), closed comedones (whiteheads), and pustular nodules. The cause is unknown, but heredity and age are predisposing factors.
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Networked: 5579 relevant articles (903 outcomes, 966 trials/studies) for this Disease, Comments

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Related Diseases

1. Cicatrix (Scar)
2. Acne Vulgaris
3. Hirsutism
4. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
5. Rosacea (Acne Rosacea)


1. Zouboulis, Christos C: 45 articles (04/2015 - 03/2002)
2. Del Rosso, James Q: 41 articles (03/2015 - 08/2002)
3. Feldman, Steven R: 35 articles (03/2015 - 10/2003)
4. Leyden, James J: 27 articles (06/2014 - 01/2002)
5. Thiboutot, Diane: 27 articles (05/2014 - 05/2002)
6. Gold, Michael H: 26 articles (06/2014 - 07/2002)
7. Thiboutot, Diane M: 25 articles (03/2014 - 01/2003)
8. Zouboulis, C C: 20 articles (08/2014 - 03/2000)
9. Shalita, Alan R: 20 articles (12/2012 - 05/2003)
10. Cunliffe, W J: 19 articles (05/2007 - 05/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Acne Vulgaris:
1. Isotretinoin (Accutane)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Benzoyl PeroxideFDA LinkGeneric
3. adapalene (Differin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
5. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)IBA
6. Clindamycin (Cleocin)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
8. RetinoidsIBA
9. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Erythromycin (Erycette)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Lasers (Laser)
2. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
3. Solid-State Lasers
4. Semiconductor Lasers
5. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)

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