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Unformatted text preview: The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Dr. Marie Andrades Senior Instructor Family Medicine Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies One of the most common skin diseases presenting to family physicians Considerable psychological impact on the quality of life No cure, but the disease can be controlled through medications The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Four important factors plugging of the hair follicle hyperactivity of the sebaceous gland proliferation of Propionobacterium Acnes inflammation Pathophysiology The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Stages of Development The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Comedonal Lesions The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Inflammatory Lesions The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Nodulocystic Lesions The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Scarring The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Key Elements in History previous medications used current products being used for acne medical problems other medications use of cosmetics or hair pomades recreational activities and occupation Patient Evaluation The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies For Female Patients menstrual history hirsutism use of hormonal contraceptives Patient Evaluation The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Patient Education (Dispelling Myths) hygiene diet cosmetics hair styles Management The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Patient Education washing of lesions picking lesions premenstrual flare hair care products Management The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Patient Education improvement is not overnight treatment must be used regularly treatment is long term Management The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Topical Therapy (Indications) comedonal acne mild to moderate inflammatory acne Management The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Topical Therapy (Basic Rules) avoid applying medication right after washing face avoid over use of medication apply on all acne prone areas if face gets dry apply oil free moisturizer Management The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Topical Therapy (Treatment Vehicle) cream → sensitive or dry skin lotion → any skin type gel → oily skin solution → oily skin Management The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Acne Treatment and Therapeutic Strategies Topical Therapy (Anti Comedonal Agents) Topical Retinoids Azelaic acid Salicylic acid Management The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course PHARM 290 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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