Acne and Its Therapy

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Guy F. Webster, Anthony V. Rawlings
CRC Press, May 17, 2007 - Medical - 328 pages
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Addressing one of the most commonly encountered conditions seen by the dermatologist, this source analyzes the pathophysiology, evaluation, diagnosis, clinical features, and control of acne. With full-color illustrations, this source delves into the available treatment options for difficult cases of acne and scarring and provides expert discussions of management regimens including topical and systemic therapies, laser treatments, and new medications.
 

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This book provides massive amount of information about Acne and Acne treatments not available elsewhere. It discusses the mechanism by which the treatments work in detail.

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Contents

The Biology of the Sebaceous Gland and Pathophysiology of Acne
1
Chapter 2 Cell Biology of the Pilosebaceous Unit
9
Chapter 3 Sebum Secretion and Acne
37
Chapter 4 The Molecular Biology of Retinoids and Their Receptors
45
Chapter 5 Molecular Biology of Peroxisome ProliferatorActivated Receptors in Relation to Sebaceous Glands and Acne
55
Chapter 6 Antimicrobial Peptides and Acne
75
Acne Treatments
83
Chapter 8 Antimicrobial Therapy in Acne
97
Mechanism of Action Skin Delivery and Clinical Results
137
Chapter 13 The Effect of Sphingolipids as a New Therapeutic Option for Acne Treatment
155
Chapter 14 Reductase and Its Inhibitors
167
Active Delivery Formulation and Testing
203
Chapter 16 Targeted Delivery of Actives from Topical Treatment Products to the Pilosebaceous Unit
223
Chapter 17 Topical Therapy and Formulation Principles
253
Chapter 18 In Vitro Models for the Evaluation of Antiacne Technologies
275
Index
303

Chapter 9 Topical Retinoids
103
Chapter 10 Phototherapy and Laser Therapy of Acne
113
Chapter 11 Benzoyl Peroxide and Salicylic Acid Therapy
117

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Page iii - During the past decade there has been a vast explosion in new information relating to the art and science of dermatology as well as fundamental cutaneous biology. Furthermore, this information is no longer of interest only to the small but growing specialty of dermatology. Scientists from a wide variety of disciplines have come to recognize both the importance of skin in fundamental biological processes and the broad implications of understanding the pathogenesis of skin disease. As a result there...
Page iii - Over the past decade, there has been a vast explosion in new information relating to the art and science of dermatology as well as fundamental cutaneous biology. Furthermore, this information is no longer of interest only to the small but growing specialty of dermatology. Scientists from a wide variety of disciplines have come to recognize both the importance of skin in fundamental biological processes and the broad implications of understanding the pathogenesis of skin disease. As a result, there...

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