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The Skin and Gut Microbiome and Its Role in Common Dermatologic Conditions

PotozkinMD Skincare Center, Danville, CA 94526, USA
Department of Dermatology, University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
School of Medicine, University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, CA 95819, USA
College of Medicine, California Northstate University, Elk Grove, CA 95757, USA
Pacific Skin Institute, Sacramento, CA 95815, USA
Zen Dermatology, Sacramento, CA 95819, USA
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Microorganisms 2019, 7(11), 550;
Received: 16 October 2019 / Revised: 27 October 2019 / Accepted: 6 November 2019 / Published: 11 November 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue The Functions of the Microbiome in Skin Health and Disease)
Microorganisms inhabit various areas of the body, including the gut and skin, and are important in maintaining homeostasis. Changes to the normal microflora due to genetic or environmental factors can contribute to the development of various disease states. In this review, we will discuss the relationship between the gut and skin microbiome and various dermatological diseases including acne, psoriasis, rosacea, and atopic dermatitis. In addition, we will discuss the impact of treatment on the microbiome and the role of probiotics. View Full-Text
Keywords: gut; skin; microbiome; acne; psoriasis; rosacea; atopic dermatitis gut; skin; microbiome; acne; psoriasis; rosacea; atopic dermatitis
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Ellis, S.R.; Nguyen, M.; Vaughn, A.R.; Notay, M.; Burney, W.A.; Sandhu, S.; Sivamani, R.K. The Skin and Gut Microbiome and Its Role in Common Dermatologic Conditions. Microorganisms 2019, 7, 550.

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