REVIEW ARTICLE

Cutibacterium Acnes as a Cause of Post-surgical Prosthesis Infection

The Open Dermatology Journal 20 Oct 2023 REVIEW ARTICLE DOI: 10.2174/0118743722258402230920113212

Abstract

Cutibacterium acnes (C. acnes) is most well known for its role in the skin disease acne; however, it is becoming increasingly recognized as a cause of post-surgical prosthesis infection [1]. This paper aims to discuss the characteristics of C. acnes and how it relates to post-surgical prosthesis infections.

Keywords: Acne, Infection, Surgery, C. acnes, Prosthesis, Pathogenicity.
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