Epidemiology and etiology

Acne No More Ebook

How I Healed my Acne

Get Instant Access

With an estimated 40 to 50 million people affected, acne vulgaris is the number one skin disease in the United States.3,4 While acne affects approximately 85% of adolescents and adults aged 12 to 25 years, the disease can develop or recur in adults aged 30 to 50 years.5 The prevalence of acne among Whites, African Americans, Hispan-ics, and Asians is similar, with acne occurring more often in males during adolescence and females during adulthood.6,7

Scars Face Hispan

FIGURE 65-1. A spectrum of acne lesions is seen on the face of a 17-year-old male: comedones, papules, pustules, and erythematous macules and scars at the site of resolving lesions. The patient was successfully treated with a 4-month course of isotretinoin; there was no recurrence over the next 5 years. (From Wolff K, Johnson RA. Disorders of sebaceous and apocrine glands. Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005: 5.) (From Ref. 2.)

FIGURE 65-1. A spectrum of acne lesions is seen on the face of a 17-year-old male: comedones, papules, pustules, and erythematous macules and scars at the site of resolving lesions. The patient was successfully treated with a 4-month course of isotretinoin; there was no recurrence over the next 5 years. (From Wolff K, Johnson RA. Disorders of sebaceous and apocrine glands. Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005: 5.) (From Ref. 2.)

Was this article helpful?

0 0
The Natural Acne Remedy

The Natural Acne Remedy

Download this Guide and Discover 50 Ways To Treat Acne Using Only Natural Remedies. About Time You Got Rid of Your Acne? Inside this guide, you'll discover: 50 ways to treat acne using natural remedies. The benefits of treating acne using natural remedies. Natural acne remedies to treat acne scarring. The side effects of popular acne medicines and treatments plus much, much more.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment