Personal protective equipment use and face acne in health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Romania: a new occupational acne type?

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J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021 Sep 21. doi: 10.1111/jdv.17679. Online ahead of print.

ABSTRACT

During the COVID-19 pandemic, acne was a commonly reported adverse reaction to medical face mask use amongst health care providers (HCP). A cross-sectional, online survey applied to HCP was conducted from December 17th 2020 until February 17th 2021. This study was approved by University’s Ethical Committee and conducted according to the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki.

PMID:34547135 | DOI:10.1111/jdv.17679