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Acne vulgaris

DDx

  • Acne rosacea (face)
  • Bacterial folliculitis (face or trunk)
  • Tinea (face or trunk)
  • Topical steroid use (face)
  • Perioral dermatitis (face)
  • Pseudofolliculitis barbae (ingrown beard hairs)
  • Miliaria (heat rash) (trunk)
  • Eosinophilic folliculitis (trunk)
  • Hyperandrogenic states in women
  • “Hot tub” folliculitis (trunk)

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Last updated: March 5, 2015

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Acne Vulgaris." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114191/all/Acne_vulgaris.
Zeiger RF. Acne vulgaris. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114191/all/Acne_vulgaris. Accessed April 26, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2015). Acne vulgaris. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114191/all/Acne_vulgaris
Zeiger RF. Acne Vulgaris [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. [cited 2019 April 26]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114191/all/Acne_vulgaris.
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