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1- Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Science, Sari, Iran
2- Antimicrobial Resistance Research Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, Mazandaran University of Medical Science, Sari, Iran
3- Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Science, Sari, Iran , zhajheydari@yahoo.com
4- Department of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Mazandaran University of Medical Science, Sari, Iran
Abstract:   (91 Views)
Context: Acne vulgaris is a skin condition in children. Its presentation and differential diagnosis differs.
Evidence acquisition: In this narrative review we conducted a review of articles published   in English on infantile acne by searching in databases including Google Scholar, PubMed and Scopus during 1981-2019.
Results: A total of 35 articles were selected for review. The treatment of acne often involves use of various medications that target several types of acne lesions. Different factors involved in the pathogenesis of acne and different degree of acne severity. The same principle and treatment strategy apply to all age groups diagnosed with acne.
Conclusions: The treatment strategy for infantile acne is similar to treatment of acne at any age .Treatment is based on severity of the acne and risk of future scar.
Keywords: Infantile acne
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Type of Study: Narrative Review | Subject: Dermatology
Received: 2020/09/29 | Accepted: 2021/08/24

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