Acne

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CRC Press, Apr 12, 1999 - Medical - 400 pages
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Emphasis is place on the knowledge of the disease, its investigation and its treatment. Invaluable for the training dermatologists and physicians completing their specialist training.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Clinical features of acne ll
11
Nonacne disorders of the pilosebaceous
76
Histology
93
Clinical assessment of acne
115
Sebaceous gland physiology
123
Control of the sebaceous gland
140
Androgen abnormalities in acne
153
Microbiology of acne
178
The pilosebaceous duct in health
211
Animal models of acne
246
Treatment of acne
252
Sideeffects of acne therapy
288
The therapeutically difficult patient
325
Treatment of acne scars
337
Future developments
354

Biochemistry of the pilosebaceous
163

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