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Arowojolu AO, Gallo MF, Lopez LM, Grimes DA, Garner SE. Combined oral contraceptive pills for treatment of acne. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009; Issue 3. Art. No.: CD004425. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD004425.pub4.

Chia CY et al. Isotretinoin Therapy and Mood Changes in Adolescents With Moderate to Severe Acne: A Cohort Study. Archives of Dermatology 2005; 141(5):557-560.

Clinical Knowledge Summaries. Acne 2009

Frith M, Harmon CB. Acne Scarring: Current Treatment Options. Dermatology Nursing April 2006; Vol.18 No.2

Goodman G. Acne - Natural history, facts and myths. Australian Family Physician. August 1 2006; 35(8): 613-6

Koch PE, et al. Educating Adolescents About Acne Vulgaris: A Comparison of Written Handouts With Audiovisual Computerised Presentations. Archives of Dermatology 2008; 144(2):208-214.

Jordan R, Cummins CCL, Burls A, Seukeran DDC. Laser resurfacing for facial acne scars. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2000; Issue 3. Art. No.: CD001866. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001866.

Pawin H, Chivot M, Beylot C, Faure M, Poli F, Revuz J, Dréno B. Living with Acne: A Study of Adolescents' Personal Experiences. Dermatology 2007 October 1; 215(4): 308-314

Zouboulis C, Schagen S, Alestas T. The sebocyte culture: a model to study the pathophysiology of the sebaceous gland in sebostasis, seborrhoea and acne. Archives of Dermatological Research September 1 2008; 300(8): 397-413

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