Volume: May 2022, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance



  • AARS BoD Member Emmy Graber invites you to earn free CME!

New Medical Research

  • Severe acne and its variants: Exploring its natural history and heritability.
  • Efficacy of a retinoid complex plus anti-inflammatory component cream alone or in combination with prebiotic food supplement in adult acne: A randomized, assessor-blinded, parallel-group, multicenter trial on 184 women.
  • Efficacy and safety of N-Acetyl-GED-0507-34-LEVO gel in patients with moderate-to severe facial acne vulgaris: A phase 2B randomized double-blind, vehicle-controlled trial.
  • A deep learning-based facial acne classification system.
  • High-frequency ultrasonography evaluation of acne by thickness and power doppler vascular analysis.
  • A randomized, controlled trial of intense pulsed light in combination with minocycline hydrochloride for the treatment of inflammatory acne vulgaris.
  • Can extracts from the leaves and fruits of the cotoneaster species be considered promising anti-acne agents?
  • Association between demodex infestation and severe acne vulgaris: A cross-sectional study of 168 patients.
  • Treatment of Hidradenitis Suppurativa Evaluation Study (THESEUS): Protocol for a prospective cohort study.
  • Skin microbiome reconstruction and lipid metabolism profile alteration reveal the treatment mechanism of cryptotanshinone in the acne rat.
  • Efficacy of acupuncture in improving symptoms and quality of life of patients with acne vulgaris: A randomized sham acupuncture-controlled trial.
  • Aging-conferred SIRT7 decline inhibits rosacea-like skin inflammation by modulating toll-like receptor 2‒NF-κB signaling.
  • The effects of green tea (camellia sinensis), bamboo extract (bambusa vulgaris) and lactic acid on sebum production in young women with acne vulgaris using sonophoresis treatment.

Clinical Reviews

  • What is new in adult acne for the last 2 years: Focus on acne pathophysiology and treatments.
  • The anti-inflammatory effects of cannabidiol (CBD) on acne.
  • Acute acne flare following isotretinoin administration successfully treated by 5-aminolevulinic acid photodynamic therapy.
  • Intralesional treatments in hidradenitis suppurativa: A systematic review.
  • Nanofat and platelet-rich plasma injections used in a case of severe acne scars.
  • Procedural and surgical treatment modalities for acne scarring - part 2.
  • Surgical treatment in hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • New insights in the treatment of SAPHO syndrome and medication recommendations.


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