SKIN PHARMACOLOGY and THERAPEUTICS

botticelli painting

www.skinpharmacology.com

email image

Homepage About Us PalmTree MD ® Internet Physician
Cuba AIDS Project NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ® Pathology Services HUMANPRINT ®
History

ACNE

Acne is a disease of the skin that primarily affect adolescents and occasionally newborns. These blemishes appear in regions of the body where excess sebum (from sebaceous glands) occurs. When are pilosebaceous units are "plugged" by a microcomedome, the lesions of acne begin. Acne may be characterized by blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, nodules and eventual scarring. Acne rarely may be due to underlying diseases manifesting, in part, by the appearance of "acne-like" skin problems.

Treatment plans for acne vary depending upon the severity of the acne and the psychological profiles of the affected patients. For mild to moderate cases, careful cleansing of the affected areas and use of topical retinoids with or without benzoyl peroxide/antibiotic combinations. More sophisticated multimodel therapy or use of Accutane may be warranted in severe cases of acne, especially cases prone to significant scarring.

Acne
Anatomy Bites and Stings
Physiology Cancers
Drug Delivery Dermatitis
Topical Vehicles Pigment Disorders
Intralesional Rx Pruritis
Systemic Rx Psoriasis
Phototherapy Rosacea
Infections Sunburn
Infestations Urticaria (hives)
Cuba Biotechnology Company® EU TEXAS CYBERCUBA ® Links
Terms of Use Privacy Project EU TEXAS CUBA

email image

© Copyright, 2004-2016 Internet Physician, Inc. All rights reserved worldwide.