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Image Number 153 (Acneiform eruption)

Papules,skin coloured

Diagnosis: Acneiform eruption

Site: Back

Sex: M

Age: 18

Type: Clinical

Description: Acneiform eruption on the back

Submitted by: Professor Jayakar Thomas

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This male was on anti-tuberculous therapy and is currently on isoniazid which is known to cause acneiform eruptions. The teaching is that these eruptions are not a contra-indication for continuing isoniazid. The lesions are self-limiting and resolve after cessation of therapy.

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