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Image Number 4932 (Acne cystic)


Diagnosis: Acne cystic

Site: Back

Sex: M

Age: 20


Description: Nodulocystic acne

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 Polymorphous rash on the trunk consisted of papules, pustues, nodules, cysts and scars. He was a very suitable candidate for systemic retinoids. Isotretinoin 1 mg per kg body weight once per day gave a dramatic response within 12 weeks.

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