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Tretinoin (etymology and pronunciation) is retinoic acid in pharmaceutical form. [1]

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Acne vulgaris

Acne vulgaris (or simply acne) is a long-term skin condition characterized by areas of blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, greasy skin, and possibly scarring.

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Acute myeloid leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), also known as acute myelogenous leukemia or acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (ANLL), is a cancer of the myeloid line of blood cells, characterized by the rapid growth of abnormal white blood cells that accumulate in the bone marrow and interfere with the production of normal blood cells.

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Acute promyelocytic leukemia

Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APML, APL) is the M3 subtype of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), a cancer of the white blood cells.

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Albert Kligman

Albert Montgomery Kligman (March 17, 1916 – February 9, 2010) was a dermatologist who co-invented Retin-A, the popular acne medication, with James Fulton in 1969.

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Capillary leak syndrome

Capillary leak syndrome (also known as systemic capillary leak syndrome, SCLS, or Clarkson’s disease) is an extremely rare medical condition characterized by self-reversing episodes during which the endothelial cells which line the capillaries are thought to separate for a few days, allowing for a leakage of fluid from the circulatory system to the interstitial space, resulting in a dangerous hypotension (low blood pressure), hemoconcentration, and hypoalbuminemia.

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Carboxylic acid

A carboxylic acid is an organic compound that contains a carboxyl group (C(O)OH).

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Case report

In medicine, a case report is a detailed report of the symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of an individual patient.

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A chromosome (''chromo-'' + ''-some'') is a packaged and organized structure containing most of the DNA of a living organism.

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Collagen is the main structural protein in the extracellular space in the various connective tissues in animals.

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The dermis is a layer of skin between the epidermis (with which it makes up the cutis) and subcutaneous tissues, that consists of connective tissue and cushions the body from stress and strain.

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Dexamethasone is a type of steroid medication.

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Dyspnea, dyspnoea, shortness of breath or breathlessness is the feeling or feelings associated with impaired breathing.

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Health system

A health system, also sometimes referred to as health care system or healthcare system, is the organization of people, institutions, and resources that deliver health care services to meet the health needs of target populations.

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Hoffmann-La Roche


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Hypervitaminosis A

Hypervitaminosis A refers to the toxic effects of ingesting too much preformed vitamin A. Symptoms arise as a result of altered bone metabolism and altered metabolism of other fat-soluble vitamins.

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An isomer (from Greek ἰσομερής, isomerès; isos.

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Isotretinoin (INN) (etymology and pronunciation), also known as 13-cis retinoic acid and first marketed as Accutane by Hoffmann-La Roche, is an oral pharmaceutical drug primarily used to treat cystic acne.

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James Fulton (dermatologist)


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Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris (KP) (also follicular keratosis, lichen pilaris, or colloquially "chicken skin") is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition characterized by the appearance of rough, slightly red, bumps on the skin.

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Management of hair loss

The management of hair loss, also known as alopecia or baldness, may include medications, surgery, and fashion accessories.

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Miami Herald

The Miami Herald is a daily newspaper owned by The McClatchy Company headquartered in Doral, Florida, a city in western Miami-Dade County near Miami.

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The term myeloid (myelogenous) is an adjective that can refer to a progenitor cell for granulocytes, monocytes, erythrocytes, or platelets Myeloid can be distinguished from the lymphoid progenitor cells that give rise to B cells and T cells.

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Natural language

In neuropsychology, linguistics and the philosophy of language, a natural language or ordinary language is any language that develops naturally in humans through use and repetition (typically, in their first few years of life) without any conscious planning or premeditation of their own.

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Pharmaceutical drug

A pharmaceutical drug (also referred to as a medicinal product, medicine, medication, or medicament) is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease.

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A promyelocyte (or progranulocyte) is a granulocyte precursor, developing from the myeloblast and developing into the myelocyte.

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Resorcinol (or resorcin) is a dihydroxybenzene.

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Retinoic acid

Retinoic acid is a metabolite of vitamin A (retinol) that mediates the functions of vitamin A required for growth and development.

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Retinoic acid syndrome

Retinoic acid syndrome (RAS) is a potentially life-threatening complication observed in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APML) and first thought to be specifically associated with all-''trans'' retinoic acid (ATRA) (also known as tretinoin) treatment.

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The retinoids are a class of chemical compounds that are vitamers of vitamin A or are chemically related to it.

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Retinol is one of the animal forms of vitamin A. It is a diterpenoid and an alcohol.

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Salicylic acid

Salicylic acid (from Latin salix, willow tree, from the bark of which the substance used to be obtained) is a monohydroxybenzoic acid, a type of phenolic acid and a beta hydroxy acid.

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Stretch marks

Stretch marks or striae (singular stria) or striae distensae, as they are called in dermatology, are a form of scarring on the skin with an off-color hue.

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Sulfur or sulphur (see spelling differences) is a chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16.

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Sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects living tissue, such as skin, that results from an overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, commonly from the sun.

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Talarozole (formerly R115866, planned trade name Rambazole) is an investigational drug for the treatment of acne, psoriasis and other keratinization disorders.

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Teratology is the study of abnormalities of physiological development.

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Topical medication

A topical medication is a medication that is applied to body surfaces such as the skin or mucous membranes to treat ailments via a large range of classes including but not limited to creams, foams, gels, lotions, and ointments.

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University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League, research university located in Philadelphia.

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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is a group of unsaturated nutritional organic compounds, that includes retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, and several provitamin A carotenoids, and beta-carotene.

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WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

WHO Model List of Essential Medicines is published by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Yale University Press

Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tretinoin

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