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Vol. 206, No. 1, 2003
Issue release date: 2003
Dermatology 2003;206:7–10

Epidemiology of Acne

Dreno B. · Poli F.
aDepartment of Dermatology, Hospital Hotel Dieu, Nantes, and bDepartment of Dermatology, Hospital Henri Mondor, Créteil, France

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