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Image Number 107 (Acne cystic)

 
Morphology:
Pustules

Diagnosis: Acne cystic

Site: Shoulder

Sex: M

Age: 18

Type: Clinical

Description: Scars on the shoulders

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Cystic acne is a particularly disfiguring disease which can have devastating psychological effects on adolescents.The advent of Retinoids such as Isotretinoin mean this sort of scarring acne should never get to this stage without being treated.Scars last forever.

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