Guidelines of care for the management of acne vulgaris.
Andrea L Zaenglein, Arun L Pathy, Bethanee J Schlosser, Ali Alikhan, Hilary E Baldwin, Diane S Berson, Whitney P Bowe, Emmy M Graber, Julie C Harper, Sewon Kang, Jonette E Keri, James J Leyden, Rachel V Reynolds, Nanette B Silverberg, Linda F Stein Gold, Megha M Tollefson, Jonathan S Weiss, Nancy C Dolan, Andrew A Sagan, Mackenzie Stern, Kevin M Boyer, Reva Bhushan
Acne is one of the most common disorders treated by dermatologists and other health care providers. While it most often affects adolescents, it is not uncommon in adults and can also be seen in children. This evidence-based guideline addresses important clinical questions that arise in its management. Issues from grading of acne to the topical and systemic management of the disease are reviewed. Suggestions on use are provided based on available evidence.