Acne Grading

Acne Grading

Acne severity can be graded by global assessment scales based on quantity—number of specific type of lesions (comedones, papules/pustules and nodules/cysts)—and quality—nature of the lesions themselves. More than 25 different systems of acne grading have been described.
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The outcome of the therapy was based on the improvement in the global acne grading system (GAGS) score and patients' satisfaction with the treatment in the 4-point scale.
The severity of acne was assessed by the Global Acne Grading system (GAGS).
Acne was graded based on the grading by Indian authors and by the Global Acne Grading System (GAGS).
Acne severity was graded using Global Acne Grading System (GAGS) after the clinical diagnosis.
Inflammatory and noninflammatory acne lesion counts, microcomedones, acne grading scale scores, and Dermatology Life Quality Index scores improved similarly in all three groups after 3 months.
Study subjects showed improvement in acne severity and overall quality of life after 8 weeks, assessed by the Leeds revised acne grading system and the Assessment of the Psychological and Social Effects of Acne (APSEA).
Although more than 25 systems are in existence for acne grading, there is neither a gold standard nor a standardized system consistently used in research or clinical practice.
Females were just as likely as males to have truncal acne, and most of it was mild to moderate (based on a trunk-specific acne grading system that Dr.
Clinical symptoms assessment included menstrual history; reproductive history; BMI; body hair, which were assessed using Ferriman-Gallwey scoring system [9]; and acne, which were assessed on global acne grading system (GAGS).
Clinical diagnosis & severity of acne grading was confirmed by a consultant Dermatologist.
28] The Leeds acne grading scale was used to objectively measure acne, and mental problems were measured with the General Health Questionnaire and the Beck Depression Inventory.