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Image Number 97 (Acne)

 
Morphology:
Nodule pink

Diagnosis: Acne

Site: Chest

Sex: M

Age: 22

Type: Clinical and Histology

Description: Nodules on chest wall

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Acne is a scarring process.That is the reason it should be aggressively treated.However keloid scars on the anterior chest wall are unusual but very disfiguring.This type of acne requires oral retinoids such as Roaccutane to shut it off.



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