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Acne pp 248-255 | Cite as

Steroid Acne

  • Gerd Plewig
  • Albert M. Kligman

Abstract

Steroid acne has now become a commonplace in hospital practice owing to the extensive use of corticosteroids and ACTH to treat autoimmune diseases or to prevent homograft rejections.

Keywords

Sebaceous Gland Topical Steroid Follicular Epithelium Betamethasone Valerate Fluocinolone Acetonide 
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References

  1. Kaidbey, K.H., Kligman, A.M.: The pathogenesis of topical steroid acne. J. invest. Derm. 62, 31–36 (1974).PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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  3. Schöpf, E.: Nebenwirkungen externer Corticosteroidtherapie. Hautarzt 23, 295–301 (1972).PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerd Plewig
    • 1
  • Albert M. Kligman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of MunichMunich 2Germany
  2. 2.School of Medicine, Duhring LaboratoriesUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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