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Trichoepithelioma, cystic acne and 13-cis-retinoic acid

Van Voorst Vader PC, Van Oostveen F, Hasper MF.
DOI: 10.2340/0001555564360361


Treatment with 13-cis-retinoic acid during 12 weeks of a patient with multiple trichoepitheliomas and acne cystica et comedonica did not affect the number of trichoepitheliomas. The cystic lesions, most of them trichoepitheliomas with only a few non-inflammatory cystic acne lesions, were not affected by this treatment.


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