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Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Clinical Cases

…ses Case 1 16-year-old healthy male Past medical history includes nodulocystic acne with scarring Presents for management of acne scarring Initial evaluation Healthy-appearing male Firm, raised, indurated papular and linear plaques noted across the…

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…dentified. Risk factors for disease include obesity, smoking, and Crohn’s disease. Additional cutaneous associations include acne, pilonidal cyst, acne conglobata, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (also known as the follicular occlusion…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: References

…n of color: part II. Disorders occurring predominately in skin of color, Am Fam Phys, 87(12):859-865. Loayza E et al (2015). Acne keloidalis nuchae in Latin American women, IJD, Epub ahead of print. Okoye GA et al (2014). Improving acne keloidalis…

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Warts: Treatment

…ally encourage spread of the warts, especially in patients with atopic dermatitis. Flat warts are frequently misdiagnosed as acne. In the patient with both acne and flat warts, topical retinoids are an ideal treatment. Common warts and plantar warts…

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Rosacea: Key Points

…to-telangiectatic rosacea must be differentiated from chronic sun damage. Papulo-pustular rosacea must be distinguished from acne vulgaris, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, and Demodex folliculitis/demodicidosis. Rosacea can be…

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Rosacea: Initial Evaluation

…may result from untreated ocular rosacea, ongoing ophthalmologic evaluation is strongly recommended. Differential diagnosis Acne vulgaris: Open (blackheads) and closed (whiteheads) 1-2 mm follicular-based papules. Some of the lesions are…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for acne keloidalis nuchae is medical therapy to treat any existing infection and to reduce inflammation. First steps If active folliculitis is present, culture the lesions for bacteria and…

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Xerosis: Overview

…as a consequence of asteatosis which may result from suppression of sebaceous gland function during isotretinoin therapy of acne. Whether xerosis occurs solely as a natural consequence of aging is not known, but it seems clear that normal aging is…