Management of mild to moderate acne vulgaris

P. Malahlela, Mojakgomo H. Motswaledi*

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Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous units. It is the most common diagnosis in dermatology and regularly affects adolescents and young adults. Acne can be mild, moderate or severe. Treatment includes topical keratolytics, topical retinoids, antibiotics, hormonal therapy and systemic retinoids in severe cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-33
Number of pages5
JournalSA Pharmaceutical Journal
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Acne vulgaris
  • Mild
  • Moderate


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