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Image Number 107 (Acne cystic)


Diagnosis: Acne cystic

Site: Chest

Sex: M

Age: 18

Type: Clinical

Description: Cysts,pustules and scars on the chest wall

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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History: Cystic acne is a particularly disfiguring disease which can have devastating psychological effects on adolescents.The advent of Retinoids such as Isotretinoin mean this sort of scarring acne should never get to this stage without being treated.Scars last forever.

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