Acne is a malicious disease of adolescence. It strikes at a time when the impact of every lesion is momentous, when an emotional scratch may deepen into a lifelong scar. Acne is a very serious disease in a society in which consciousness of cosmetic comeliness has been raised to a narcissistic obsession.
KeywordsSteam Tuberculosis Selenium Disulfide Tetracycline
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