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Treatment: General Statements

  • Gerd Plewig
  • Albert M. Kligman

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Cocoa Butter Benzoyl Peroxide Sebaceous Gland Azelaic Acid Cyproterone Acetate 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerd Plewig
    • 1
  • Albert M. Kligman
    • 2
  1. 1.Dermatologische Klinik und PoliklinikUniversität MünchenMünchen 2Germany
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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