Clobetasol and Betamethasone for Acne Keloidalis

Title: An open label study of clobetasol propionate 0.05% and betamethasone valerate 0.12% foams in the treatment of mild to moderate acne keloidalis
Callender VD, et al.
Publication: Cutis. 2005 Jun;75(6):317-21.

The authors found that 8 to 12 weeks treatment with topical clobetasol propionate foam is effective in improving acne keloidalis or AK, a form of acne that affects mostly Afrian American males.

Editor's Note: Acne keloidalis (also called acne keloidalis nuchae or AKN) is an inflammatory lesion that is found when the hairs on the back of the head and neck grow into the skin (in-grown hair).

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