ESPERIENZE CLINICHE NAZIONALI ED INTERNAZIONALI CON UNA CREMA A BASE DI ACIDO AZELAICO NEL TRATTAMENTO DELL'ACNE PAPULO-PUSTOLOSA

Translated title of the contribution: National and intrnational clinical experience in the treatment of papulo-pustolar acne with an azelaic acid cream

S. Cavicchini, R. Caputo

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Abstract

National and international clinical experience in the treatment of papulo-pustolar acne with an azelaic acid cream In a series of investigation using 20 % azelaic acid as a therapy for acne, it was found that the treatment, compared with most common therapies (benzoylperoxide, oral tetracycline) significantly reduced inflamed lesions in papulopustolar acne. The rates of improvement obtained indicate that topical azelaic acid indicate that topical azelaic acid treatment can be considered an effective therapy for papulo-pustolar acne and it compares well with other agents. Azelaic acid cream shows a progressive and signiicant beneficial effect and its action is more pronounced in long-term treatment.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)465-470
Number of pages6
JournalGiornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia
Volume124
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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  • Dermatology

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