Acne vulgaris: Treatment made easy for the primary care physician

Katherine Berry, Jordan Lim, Andrea L. Zaenglein

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Abstract

Acne is the most common skin condition observed in adolescent and preadoles-cent patients. Pediatric providers are on the forefront of managing the disease, often as a secondary concern in a busy practice. Therefore, every provider needs to have an acne treatment plan that is effective, easy to communicate, and simple to follow. This article provides treatment rationale and guidelines-based recommendations for the initial treatment of acne, tips for troubleshooting any side effects, and a plan for subsequent follow-up to maintain good control.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e109-e115
JournalPediatric annals
Volume49
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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