Diane Thiboutot

Guest Editor for the following articles:

Sep
2001
Vol. 20. No. 3

Acne, Introduction

Diane Thiboutot, MD

IN THIS ISSUE of Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, we present an overview of some of the current issues in the pathophysiology and therapy of acne and rosacea.

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Sep
2001
Vol. 20. No. 3

The Evolving Role of Propionibacterium Acnes in Acne

James J Leyden, MD

THE RECOGNITION that bacteria might play a role in the pathogenesis of acne began in the 1960s when dermatologists found antibiotics, which were then a relatively new class of drug, to be beneficial in treating acne.

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Sep
2001
Vol. 20. No. 3

Isotretinoin Dosing: Past, Present, and Future Trends

Alan R. Shalita, MD | Ranella J Hirsch, MD

Isotretinoin is the treatment of choice for severe nodulocystic acne. It represents the sole agent that effectively addresses all of the pathophysiological factors in the production of acne.

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