rheumatology
Medicines

Acne related skeletal hypertosis

Australian doctors have reported a case of skeletal hypertosis caused by a common treatment for severe acne. The 29-year-old male reported with non-inflammatory back pain with a past history of isotretinoin therapy. It is important for rheumatologists to be aware of this phenomenon when assessing young patients with musculoskeletal symptoms and evidence of radiological abnormalities, ...

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