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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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