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an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin

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Caption: This patient developed acne fulminans during the first month of isotretinoin treatment.
Acne fulminans presents with rapid onset of painful erosions and hemorrhagic crusts--usually on the trunk--that can lead to severe, disfiguring scars.
While alterations in innate immunity, autoimmunity, adaptive immunity, and autoinflammation have all been suggested as playing a role in the pathogenesis of acne fulminans, it can also be associated with isotretinoin use.
The patient's acne fulminans gradually cleared within 3 months and healed, leaving a cicatricial scar on both lateral jaws.
Estrach-Panella, "Acne fulminans successfully treated with cyclosporine and isotretinoin," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
Acne fulminans is a component of SAPHO syndrome (acronym for Synovitis, Acne, Pustulosis, Hyperostosis and Osteitis).
The treatment of acne fulminans: a review of 25 cases.
I've gotten patients who've had prior episodes of acne fulminans clear with that technique," Dr.
Failure to promptly recognize isotretinoin-induced acne fulminans can lead to catastrophe, said Dr.
-- Patients with acne fulminans should first begin corticosteroid monotherapy before adding isotretinoin, according to the first evidence-based consensus recommendations on this disease.
* Acne fulminans Acne fulminans is an uncommon complication of acne.
Antibiotics should not be used as first-line treatment or monotherapy for acne fulminans, according to the experts who drafted the recommendations.