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