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Pathogenesis and Treatment of Acne and Rosacea

  • Christos C. Zouboulis
  • Andreas D. Katsambas
  • Albert M. Kligman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. The Pilosebaceous Unit

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Vladimir A. Botchkarev, Michael Y. Fessing
      Pages 9-17
    3. Christos C. Zouboulis, Georgios Nikolakis, Clio Dessinioti
      Pages 19-26
    4. Fragkiski Tsatsou, Christos C. Zouboulis
      Pages 27-31
    5. Apostolos Pappas
      Pages 33-41
    6. Christos C. Zouboulis, Clio Dessinioti
      Pages 43-49
  3. Acne Vulgaris: Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Christos C. Zouboulis, Clio Dessinioti, Christina Antoniou
      Pages 53-57
  4. Pathogenesis of Acne: Classical Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Ichiro Kurokawa
      Pages 71-76
    3. Christos C. Zouboulis, Evgenia Makrantonaki
      Pages 77-90
    4. Mark D. Farrar, Richard A. Bojar
      Pages 91-96
    5. Guy F. Webster
      Pages 97-101
  5. Pathogenesis of Acne: Modern Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Christos C. Zouboulis, Clio Dessinioti
      Pages 105-107
    3. Bodo C. Melnik
      Pages 109-130
    4. WenChieh Chen, Christos C. Zouboulis
      Pages 131-134

About this book


This book, written by experts from across the world, provides comprehensive coverage of acne and rosacea, focusing in particular on pathogenesis and treatment but also considering clinical aspects, prognostic factors, and impacts on quality of life. Both standard knowledge and important, clinically relevant insights that have emerged over the past decade are presented with the goal of assisting the reader in understanding these diseases and improving treatment outcome. It is explained how high-level research has recently given rise to a variety of new concepts in etiology and treatment, and emerging trends are also discussed. The book is in a reader-friendly format that highlights core messages with a very practical and clinical focus. Pathogenesis and Treatment of Acne and Rosacea will be an indispensable reference for all physicians who care for patients with acne or rosacea and for scientists working in the field.



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Editors and affiliations

  • Christos C. Zouboulis
    • 1
  • Andreas D. Katsambas
    • 2
  • Albert M. Kligman
    • 3
  1. 1.Departments of Dermatology, Venereology, Allergology, and ImmunologyDessau Medical CenterDessauGermany
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyAndreas Syngros Hospital, University of AthensAthensGreece
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Pathogenesis and Treatment of Acne and Rosacea
  • Editors Christos C. Zouboulis
    Andreas D. Katsambas
    Albert M. Kligman
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-69374-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-50089-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-69375-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVIII, 768
  • Number of Illustrations 28 b/w illustrations, 87 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dermatology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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“This is the most complete reference I have encountered on the pathogenesis and treatment of acne and rosacea. … The audience is dermatologists. … If you are searching for the definitive and comprehensive book on acne, this is the new go-to book.” (Patricia Wong, Doody's Book Reviews, May, 2015)