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We concluded that photodynamic therapy in this cohort is effective in the treatment of ACNE VULGARIS when combined with intralesional 5-aminolevulenic acid. It gives superior results compared with intense pulsed light alone with minimal and tolerable side effects and less recurrence rates.



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