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Ghorpade A, Reddy B. Acne Vulgaris. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1982;48:260-267
AbstractAcne vulgaris causes much emotional trauma, social embarrassment and cosmetic disfiguration in teenage girls and boys. The multifactorial etiology, pathogenesis and clinical features of this condition are narrated. The mechanism of comedo formation is briefly discussed. Recent concepts in the management of this chronic malady are critically reviewed.