Acneiform Eruptions in Dermatology: A Differential Diagnosis by Shinjita Das M.D., Rachel Reynolds M.D. (auth.), Joshua

By Shinjita Das M.D., Rachel Reynolds M.D. (auth.), Joshua Zeichner (eds.)

Dermatologists normally deal with zits, which impacts forty to 50 million american citizens every year and approximately eighty five percentage of all sufferers at some point soon of their lives. Dermatologists, basic care medical professionals, and pediatricians see those sufferers on a daily basis in perform. you will need to deal with the surface successfully not just to lessen the chance of actual scarring, but additionally to deal with the unfavorable psychosocial impression this ailment includes. bettering the surface can enhance self-confidence, interpersonal relationships, and function at school or at paintings.

Acneiform Eruptions in Dermatology is a pragmatic, full-color advisor to the differential analysis of zits vulgaris and the remedy of acne-like stipulations. it really is prepared into sections through subtype of (e.g., infections, genetic syndromes, medication-caused) and incorporates a component to versions of pimples that could be misdiagnosed. in the sections, person chapters speak about each one version of the and start with a invaluable bulleted precis of its defining scientific gains. wide colour medical photos look through the book.

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In addition to the comedolytic effects of retinoids, these products decrease P. acnes counts. Combination products often have faster results than monotherapy and improved patient compliance [19, 20]. The most common adverse reactions to topical retinoids include localized dry skin, erythema, and scaling. Compared to the newer formulations of retinoids, older forms of tretinoin caused more burning, erythema, and desquamation. Tolerance typically develops with continued exposure. Unlike systemic retinoids, studies have not demonstrated a teratogenic effect of topical retinoids; however, given the theoretical risk, many dermatologists advise patients to stop application during pregnancy [21].

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