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Image Number 97 (Acne)

Nodule pink

Diagnosis: Acne

Site: Cheek

Sex: M

Age: 22

Type: Clinical and Histology

Description: Scarring on the cheeks

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis


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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