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Image Number 2573 (Acne)


Diagnosis: Acne

Site: Chest

Sex: M

Age: 20


Description: Inflammatory acne.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 Polymorphic rash composed of inflammatory follicular papules, pustules, abscesses, nodules and cysts involved mainly the trunk of more than one year duration. Negative history of corticosteroids or other drugs. Topical and systemic antibiotics gave modest results, however shifting the patient to isotretinoin resulted in prompt and dramatic response. 

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