Dermatology Q55

A 16-year-old woman is evaluated for an acne breakout on her face for 6 months' duration. She has been using over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide products, but the acne is not improving. She is not sexually active. Medical history is unremarkable, and she takes no medications. On physical examination, vital signs are normal. Skin findings show scattered open and closed comedones on the forehead, nose, and cheeks. There are no inflammatory pustules or nodules. The remainder of the examination is normal.

Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment?

A Isotretinoin

B Oral contraceptive pills

C Topical antibiotics

D Topical retinoids

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