Musculoskeletal features of acne, hidradenitis suppurativa, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp

S Olafsson, M A Khan
Rheumatic Diseases Clinics of North America 1992, 18 (1): 215-24
This article describes the various forms of acne and the clinical and radiographic features of the associated musculoskeletal manifestations. Occasionally, acne may occur together with hidradenitis suppurativa and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp, the so called "follicular occlusion triad." The current understanding of the etiology of these conditions and their treatment are also reviewed.

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