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Image Number 1132 (Tropical acne)

 
Morphology:
Pustules

Diagnosis: Tropical acne

Site: Shoulder

Sex: M

Age: 28

Type:

Description: Acneiform rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

A taxi driver working for prolonged times in very hot environment during summer (tropical climate) developed an acneiform papulo-pustular folliculitis on the trunk and proximal extremities of 3 weeks duration. The patient denied any history of intake of corticosteroids or any other medication.



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