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The Clinical Utility of Laboratory Monitoring During Isotretinoin Therapy for Acne and Changes to Monitoring Practices Over Time.

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Summary of "The Clinical Utility of Laboratory Monitoring During Isotretinoin Therapy for Acne and Changes to Monitoring Practices Over Time."

Due to concerns about hypertriglyceridemia, liver enzyme abnormalities, and leukopenia during isotretinoin therapy for acne, patients are often followed closely with routine laboratory monitoring, although the value of this practice has been questioned.

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Name: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
ISSN: 1097-6787
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