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Acne is one of the most prevalent inflammatory skin diseases, often negatively effecting patient’s quality of life.


The ACNE-Q is a patient-reported outcome instrument for patients with acne and/or acne scars. This reliable and valid instrument was developed by Dr. Anne Klassen and Dr. Andrea Pusic.

The ACNE-Q is a self-report tool that should be answered independently by patients themselves, without interpretation by the parent(s) or healthcare provider. ACNE-Q was developed following in-depth qualitative interviews, cognitive interviews and expert input.

The ACNE-Q has a set of 5 scales that measure appearance as follows: 1) Facial Acne 2) Acne Scars 3) Skin 4) Back Acne and 5) Chest Acne.

To meet increasing demand for electronic versions of questionnaires, the ACNE-Q is available in electronic format as well as in hardcopy. MILO is working closely with translation companies to review electronic conversions of all questionnaires in its library. MILO is also continuing to increase the portfolio of validated translations for questionnaires.

Therapeutic Areas

  • Acne
  • Acne scars


  • Academic studies
  • Observational studies
  • Clinical trials


  • Available for translation
  • Use in hardcopy or electronic


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