Acne fulminans

Authors


Patricia M. Witman, MD Department of Dermatology Mayo Clinic 200 First Street SW Rochester, MN 55905 USA E-mail: witman.patricia@mayo.edu

Abstract

Acne fulminans is a syndrome of fulminant, necrotizing acne associated with bone lesions, constitutional symptoms, and laboratory abnormalities. A case report of an adolescent male with acne fulminans following withdrawal of isotretinoin and prednisone is presented.

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