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Clinical Score of Layton et al for Acne Scarring

Purpose:

To quantiate the severity of scarring associated with acne by using a clinical score based on the type and number of scars.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

L70

Description:

A clinical score for evaluating the severity of scarring secondary to acne was developed in Leeds, England. The severity of the scarring correlated with several factors, including the patient's age, sex, site of the acne, acne type, and duration of acne before adequate therapy was started.

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