Monday Feb 12, 2024

Acne vulgaris

Acne is a common condition. The Global Burden of Disease estimates the prevalence of acne to be 8%, ranking it the eighth most prevalent disease worldwide.

And acne can cause complications - from scarring to dyspigmentation to mental health problems.

So what if anything can we do to ensure that it is diagnosed and managed correctly?

To answer this and other important questions, please have a listen to this podcast interview with Professor John Barbieri, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard. 

For more on acne, visit BMJ Best Practice.

Competing interests: JB has received consulting fees from Dexcel Pharma.

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