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Image Number 1921 (Pyoderma faciale)


Diagnosis: Pyoderma faciale

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 22


Description: Eruptive papulopustular rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Suddenly developed papulo-pustular rash with many abscesses involved the face of two months duration. Characteristically there was no comedones and the rash was confined only to the face (chest, back and shoulders were not involved). Treatment with systemic isotertinoin plus small dose oral corticosteroid was initiated. 

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