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Acne

Effectively treating acne

Acne may occur due to an increase in sebum production, keratinocyte hyperproliferation, colonisation with Propionibacterium acnes and subsequent skin inflammation.

Facial conditions, in images

Port wine naevus: A capillary malformation in the skin that affects 0.1 to two per cent of the population. It follows a genetic mutation.

Acne vulgaris in pictures

Acne vulgaris is a common problem in teenagers that can cause large problems for their self-esteem as well as anxiety, stress, and depression, writes Dr Jean Watkins

Management of acne vulgaris

Health professionals must enquire about issues such as low self-esteem when reviewing patients with acne, write Conor Bowman, Faisal Ali, and Jennifer Yell

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