Is acne vulgaris a genuine inflammatory disease?

Dermatology. 2001;203(4):277-9. doi: 10.1159/000051771.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Acne Vulgaris / drug therapy
  • Acne Vulgaris / etiology
  • Acne Vulgaris / immunology*
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Inflammation* / drug therapy
  • Inflammation* / immunology
  • Interleukin-1 / physiology*
  • Leukotriene B4 / physiology*
  • Propionibacterium acnes / isolation & purification
  • Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear / physiology
  • Sebaceous Glands / immunology
  • Sebaceous Glands / microbiology
  • Transcription Factors / physiology

Substances

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Interleukin-1
  • Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear
  • Transcription Factors
  • Leukotriene B4