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Image Number 745 (Steroid induced acne)

Follicular plugging

Diagnosis: Steroid induced acne

Site: Cheek

Sex: F

Age: 25

Type: Clinical

Description: Microcomedones

Submitted by: Dr Sadia Ammad

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Differential Diagnosis


25 year old patient, used potent steroids on the face for the purpose of skin whitening for 8 months. A very common practice in the Middle East. Numerous microcomedones and increase in facial hair is visible.Comedones were manually removed and patient was prescribed adapalene gel.

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