Adjuvant therapies of acne: review of literatures

Authors

  • Satria Nugraha Rusdy Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital
  • Lili Legiawati Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital
  • Irma Bernadette Simbolon Sitohang Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital
  • Sondang Marisi Holong Aemilia Pandjaitan Sirait Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15562/bdv.v5i1.75

Keywords:

acne, adjuvant, treatment, review

Abstract

ABSTRACT

Acne is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting pilosebaceous unit with various clinical manifestation from comedone, papule, pustule, to nodule and cyst. Choice of treatment is based on acne severity. Prolong antibiotic use along with restriction of isotretinoin use in Indonesia can be a challenge in managing acne. A lot of treatment options from topical agent, systemic medication, comedone extraction, intralesional corticosteroid injection, chemical peeling, light and laser-based therapy, as well as diet modification can be used as an adjuvant to improve acne. Review of literatures was performed to present recent evidence toward the effectivity of adjuvant therapy as a part of acne management.

Author Biographies

Satria Nugraha Rusdy, Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital

Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital

Lili Legiawati, Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital

Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital

Irma Bernadette Simbolon Sitohang, Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital

Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital

Sondang Marisi Holong Aemilia Pandjaitan Sirait, Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital

Medical Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia - Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital

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2022-06-30

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