February 2005

New Treatment Paradigms in Response to Antibiotic Overuse in Acne

February 24, 2005

Internal Medicine World Report

Philadelphia—An improved understanding of the pathophysiology of acne has brought about changes in acne management, with the recognition that combination therapy with a topical retinoid and oral antibiotic should be initiated as early as possible to simultaneously attack multiple pathogenic factors, James Leyden, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, said at a recent roundtable discussion.