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New Acne Guidelines Endorsed By the AAP

​Although acne is one of the most common skin conditions in children and adolescents, there have not been standard guidelines for the management of pediatric acne, and there is tremendous variation in acne treatment amongst health care professionals.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) endorses the American Acne and Rosacea Society’s first detailed, evidence-based clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric acne, “Evidence-Based Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Acne,” appearing in the May 2013 issue of Pediatrics, published online on May 1, 2013. 

Healthy Children Radio: Acne (Audio)

Although acne is one of the most common skin conditions in children and adolescents, and it can devastate a child's growing years. The American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed the American Acne and Rosacea Society's evidence-based clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric acne.

Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, comes on the Healthy Children radio show to provide advice on helping your child deal with this embarrassing and even painful condition.

Segment 1: Does Your Child Suffer From Acne?

 

Published
5/6/2013 12:00 AM