A review on the treatment of acne vulgaris

Int J Clin Pract. 2006 Jan;60(1):64-72. doi: 10.1111/j.1368-5031.2005.00695.x.


The following article reviews treatment for acne vulgaris. Selection of therapy should be based on clinical appearance taking into account lesion type and severity, as well as identification of acne scarring and the psychosocial disability caused by the disease.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Acne Vulgaris / therapy*
  • Administration, Topical
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Cicatrix / prevention & control
  • Dermatologic Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Drug Resistance
  • Humans
  • Physical Therapy Modalities


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Dermatologic Agents