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The use of topical azelaic acid for common skin disorders other than inflammatory rosacea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16566285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Topical azelaic acid (AzA) is approved for the treatment of acne vulgaris and inflammatory (papulopustular) rosacea. Because of diverse mechanisms of action that correlate with potential therapeutic benefit, AzA has been used to treat several common dermatoses including acne vulgaris, inflammatory rosacea, erythematotelangiectatic rosacea, perioral dermatitis, melasma, and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. This article reviews the therapeutic use of topical AzA for the treatment of common skin disorders other than the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved indications of acne vulgaris and inflammatory rosacea.
Authors:
James Q Del Rosso
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  2006 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-28     Completed Date:  2006-05-18     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  22-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Administration, Cutaneous
Dermatitis, Perioral / drug therapy,  pathology
Dermatologic Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Dicarboxylic Acids / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Humans
Melanosis / drug therapy,  pathology
Rosacea / drug therapy,  pathology
Skin Diseases / drug therapy*,  pathology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dermatologic Agents; 0/Dicarboxylic Acids; 123-99-9/azelaic acid

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