Are There Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Treatment for Acne?

JAMA Dermatology

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What The Study Did: Whether there are differences in treatment of acne by race/ethnicity, sex and type of insurance was the focus of this observational study that analyzed treatment and prescribing patterns for acne for nearly 30,000 patients.

Authors: Junko Takeshita, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.C.E., of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.4818)

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