• Shyam Baboo Prasad Lovely Professional University


Acne vulgaris is a disease associated with sebaceous follicle. It starts appearing after the onset of puberty and can extend up to 40-50 years of age. As
far as the pathogenesis of acne is concerned, it is not fully understood up till now. Treatment of acne is very frustrating and involves an understanding
of etiopathological factors. This review focuses on various factors accountable, pathogenesis, and therapy of acne.
Keywords: Acne, Skin diseases, Acne therapy, Propionibacterium acnes, Acne vulgaris.


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Author Biography

Shyam Baboo Prasad, Lovely Professional University

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India-144411



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How to Cite

Prasad, S. B. “ACNE VULGARIS: A REVIEW ON PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND TREATMENT”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 9, no. 4, July 2016, pp. 54-59,



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