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an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin

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Unlike regular acne, which doesn't impact day to day living and typically is treatable with nonprescription medications, acne conglobata causes extreme fatigue, fevers and joint pain.
Successful treatment of dissecting cellulitis and acne conglobata with oral zinc.
Patients with HS frequently experience symptoms of arthritis and arthralgia, noted particularly during HS flares and in association with acne conglobata.
The histopathology of samples taken from the head and scalp reported occlusion folliculitis with mixed inflammatory infiltrate predominantly polymorphonuclear with destruction of the epidermal basal layer, stratum corneum spongiosis, exocytosis, and formation of intraepidermal abscesses; the inflammatory infiltrate compromised the follicular epithelium and the adjacent adnexal structures, findings compatible with acne conglobata and perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens (Figure 1).