The Immunology of Acne

  • Guy F. Webster
  • Jenny Kim
  • Acne is a complex disease with multiple pathogenic factors.

  • Propionibacterium acnes is the trigger for inflammatory acne.

  • There is no suitable animal model for acne.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guy F. Webster
    • 1
  • Jenny Kim
    • 2
  1. 1.Jefferson Dermatology AssociatesPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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