Flashcards in Acneiforms Eruptions Deck (17):
What are the 2 forms of acneiforms eruptions?
What is the term used to describe blocked follicles?
What areas are commonly affected by acne vulgaris?
What makes up the pill sebaceous unit?
Erector pili muscle
What is the peak incidence of acne?
What are the topical treatments for acne?
Benzoyl peroxide (BPO)
What topical antibiotics are used for acne?
What are the non topical antibiotics used in acne?
Anti androgens (oral contraceptives/dianette)
Light based treatments
How does isotretinoin?
Reduces amount of bacteria in follicle and inflammatory role of commensal bacteria
What is the recommend dose of isotretinoin used?
1mg/kg/day for 16 weeks
What are the contraindications of isotretinoin?
Must not be pregnant or get pregnant during treatment (highly teratogenic)
Many side effects
What is rosacea?
Chronic inflammatory changes in cutaneous blood vessels
What is the peak incidence of rosacea?
What factors can contribute to rosacea?
What are the sub types of rosacea?
What is the topical treatment for rosacea?