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Image Number 107 (Acne cystic)


Diagnosis: Acne cystic

Site: Cheek

Sex: M

Age: 18

Type: Clinical

Description: Large cysts on the cheek

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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