Acneiform Eruptions in Dermatology

Acneiform Eruptions in Dermatology

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Dermatologists commonly treat acne, which affects 40 to 50 million Americans each year and about 85 percent of all patients at some point in their lives. Dermatologists, primary care doctors, and pediatricians see these patients every day in practice. It is important to treat the skin effectively not only to reduce the risk of physical scarring, but also to address the negative psychosocial impact this disease carries. Improving the skin can improve self-confidence, interpersonal relationships, and performance in school or at work. Acneiform Eruptions in Dermatology is a practical, full-color guide to the differential diagnosis of acne vulgaris and the treatment of acne-like conditions. It is organized into sections by subtype of condition (e.g., infections, genetic syndromes, medication-caused) and includes a section of variants of acne that may be misdiagnosed. Within the sections, individual chapters discuss each variant of the condition and begin with a helpful bulleted summary of its defining clinical features. Extensive color clinical images appear throughout the book.Mid-infrared light has also been utilized for acne treatment due to its purported ability to shrink sebaceous glands and/or alter ... Improvement of comedonal acne with lasers and lights has been a challenge to achieve; however the newly developed ... The potential to improve wrinkles, remove or grow hair, and treat acne treatment in the comfort and privacy of onea#39;s own home at a cost generally less thananbsp;...

Title:Acneiform Eruptions in Dermatology
Author:Joshua A. Zeichner
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-08


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