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Acne vulgaris: a disease of Western civilization.

Arch Dermatol 2002 Dec;138(12):1584-90.
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... CONCLUSIONS: The astonishing difference in acne incidence rates between nonwesternized and fully modernized societies cannot be solely attributed to genetic differences among populations but likely results from differing environmental factors. Identification of these factors may be useful in the treatment of acne in Western populations.

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