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Practical evaluation and management of atrophic acne scars: tips for the general dermatologist.
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PMID:  21909457     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Atrophic acne scarring is an unfortunate, permanent complication of acne vulgaris, which may be associated with significant psychological distress. General dermatologists are frequently presented with the challenge of evaluating and providing treatment recommendations to patients with acne scars. This article reviews a practical, step-by-step approach to evaluating the patient with atrophic acne scars. An algorithm for providing treatment options is presented, along with pitfalls to avoid. A few select procedures that may be incorporated into a general dermatology practice are reviewed in greater detail, including filler injections, skin needling, and the punch excision.
Douglas Fife
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1941-2789     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Aesthet Dermatol     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-12     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2012-06-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101518173     Medline TA:  J Clin Aesthet Dermatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  50-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Surgical Dermatology & Laser Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.
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