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Comedonal acne

MedGen UID:
590448
Concept ID:
C0406481
Disease or Syndrome
Synonym: Comedogenic acne
SNOMED CT: Comedonal acne (238744006)
 
HPO: HP:0040137

Definition

A type of acne in which open and closed comedones comprise the majority of the lesions, with substantially fewer papules and pustules. [from HPO]

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Progressive retinal dystrophy due to retinol transport defect
MedGen UID:
767507
Concept ID:
C3554593
Disease or Syndrome
Progressive retinal dystrophy due to retinol transport defect is a rare, genetic, metabolite absorption and transport disorder characterized by progressive rod-cone dystrophy, usually presenting with impaired night vision in childhood, progressive loss of visual acuity and severe retinol deficiency without keratomalacia. Association with ocular colobomas, severe acne and hypercholesterolemia has been reported.

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Piraccini BM, Berardesca E, Fabbrocini G, Micali G, Tosti A
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2019 Oct;154(5):557-566. doi: 10.23736/S0392-0488.19.06434-4. PMID: 31638351
Gold MH, Baldwin H, Lin T
J Cosmet Dermatol 2018 Apr;17(2):227-231. Epub 2018 Jan 30 doi: 10.1111/jocd.12497. PMID: 29380941
López-Estebaranz JL, Herranz-Pinto P, Dréno B; el grupo de dermatólogos expertos en acné
Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Mar;108(2):120-131. Epub 2016 Nov 3 doi: 10.1016/j.ad.2016.10.001. PMID: 27816123

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Piraccini BM, Berardesca E, Fabbrocini G, Micali G, Tosti A
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2019 Oct;154(5):557-566. doi: 10.23736/S0392-0488.19.06434-4. PMID: 31638351
Pürnak S, Durdu M, Tekindal MA, Güleç AT, Seçkin D
Skinmed 2018;16(2):99-104. Epub 2018 Apr 1 PMID: 29911526
López-Estebaranz JL, Herranz-Pinto P, Dréno B; el grupo de dermatólogos expertos en acné
Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Mar;108(2):120-131. Epub 2016 Nov 3 doi: 10.1016/j.ad.2016.10.001. PMID: 27816123
Han XD, Oon HH, Goh CL
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2016 Oct;30(10):1790-1793. Epub 2016 Jul 12 doi: 10.1111/jdv.13743. PMID: 27400809
Bagatin E, Timpano DL, Guadanhim LR, Nogueira VM, Terzian LR, Steiner D, Florez M
An Bras Dermatol 2014 May-Jun;89(3):428-35. doi: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20142100. PMID: 24937816Free PMC Article

Diagnosis

Piraccini BM, Berardesca E, Fabbrocini G, Micali G, Tosti A
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2019 Oct;154(5):557-566. doi: 10.23736/S0392-0488.19.06434-4. PMID: 31638351
Pürnak S, Durdu M, Tekindal MA, Güleç AT, Seçkin D
Skinmed 2018;16(2):99-104. Epub 2018 Apr 1 PMID: 29911526
Han XD, Oon HH, Goh CL
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2016 Oct;30(10):1790-1793. Epub 2016 Jul 12 doi: 10.1111/jdv.13743. PMID: 27400809
Bagatin E, Timpano DL, Guadanhim LR, Nogueira VM, Terzian LR, Steiner D, Florez M
An Bras Dermatol 2014 May-Jun;89(3):428-35. doi: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20142100. PMID: 24937816Free PMC Article
Johnson BA, Nunley JR
Postgrad Med 2000 Mar;107(3):69-70, 73-6, 79-80. doi: 10.3810/pgm.2000.03.945. PMID: 10728136

Therapy

Piraccini BM, Berardesca E, Fabbrocini G, Micali G, Tosti A
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2019 Oct;154(5):557-566. doi: 10.23736/S0392-0488.19.06434-4. PMID: 31638351
Gold MH, Baldwin H, Lin T
J Cosmet Dermatol 2018 Apr;17(2):227-231. Epub 2018 Jan 30 doi: 10.1111/jocd.12497. PMID: 29380941
López-Estebaranz JL, Herranz-Pinto P, Dréno B; el grupo de dermatólogos expertos en acné
Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Mar;108(2):120-131. Epub 2016 Nov 3 doi: 10.1016/j.ad.2016.10.001. PMID: 27816123
Bowe W, Kober M
J Drugs Dermatol 2014 Mar;13(3):235-8. PMID: 24595563
Piérard GE, Piérard-Franchimont C, Paquet P, Quatresooz P
Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2009 Dec;5(12):1565-75. doi: 10.1517/17425250903386269. PMID: 19929446

Prognosis

Rzany B, Nast A
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2013 Jul;27 Suppl 2:2-5. doi: 10.1111/jdv.12167. PMID: 23731194
Scheinfeld N, Bangalore S
J Drugs Dermatol 2006 May;5(5):467-8. PMID: 16703787
Johnson BA, Nunley JR
Postgrad Med 2000 Mar;107(3):69-70, 73-6, 79-80. doi: 10.3810/pgm.2000.03.945. PMID: 10728136
Lehucher-Ceyrac D, de La Salmonière P, Chastang C, Morel P
Dermatology 1999;198(3):278-83. doi: 10.1159/000018130. PMID: 10393453
Lucky AW, Biro FM, Simbartl LA, Morrison JA, Sorg NW
J Pediatr 1997 Jan;130(1):30-9. doi: 10.1016/s0022-3476(97)70307-x. PMID: 9003848

Clinical prediction guides

Mias C, Thouvenin MD, Gravier E, Dalmon S, Bouyer K, Alvarez S, Mengeaud V, Ribet V, Bessou-Touya S, Duplan H
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2023 Mar;37 Suppl 2:20-25. doi: 10.1111/jdv.18792. PMID: 36729402
Pürnak S, Durdu M, Tekindal MA, Güleç AT, Seçkin D
Skinmed 2018;16(2):99-104. Epub 2018 Apr 1 PMID: 29911526
Dréno B, Thiboutot D, Layton AM, Berson D, Perez M, Kang S; Global Alliance to Improve Outcomes in Acne
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2015 Jun;29(6):1096-106. Epub 2014 Oct 8 doi: 10.1111/jdv.12757. PMID: 25296739
Khunger N, Kumar C
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2012 May-Jun;78(3):335-41. doi: 10.4103/0378-6323.95450. PMID: 22565434
Tanghetti E, Dhawan S, Green L, Ling M, Downie J, Germain MA, Kasteler JS, Kircik L, Oefelein MG, Draelos Z
J Drugs Dermatol 2011 Jul;10(7):783-92. PMID: 21720661

Recent systematic reviews

Piérard GE, Piérard-Franchimont C, Paquet P, Quatresooz P
Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2009 Dec;5(12):1565-75. doi: 10.1517/17425250903386269. PMID: 19929446

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