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Acne treatment and hyperthyroidism

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Report published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology cautions against prescribing povidone-iodine scrubs to treat acne when other therapies that increase cutaneous absorption are used. Scientists from the University of Texas' Southwestern Medical Center reported the case of a 17-year old boy with a history of acne who showed symptoms of hyperthyroidism, including palpitations, hyperactivity, and thyroid abnormalities, three months after being treated with both the surgical scrub (7.5% povidone-iodine) and 1 mg/kg per day of isotretinoin

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