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[Benzoyl peroxide in the treatment of acne vulgaris (author's transl)].

Fanta D, et al. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 1977.

Abstract

63 patients suffering from predominantly papulo-pustular acne vulgaris were treated with 5-10% benzoyl peroxidegel over a period of 2-4 months. The skin condition showed marked improvement in 80% of the patients. Two patients developed cutaneous allergy. Benzoyl peroxide is the therapy of choice for the inflammatory form of acne vulgaris. Systemic tetracyclines need not be given concomitantly. Autoradiographic studies revealed that benzoyl peroxide also has a truly sebostatic effect.

PMID

145097 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Article in German.
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