JOURNAL ARTICLE

Steroid acne

R M Hurwitz
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 1989, 21 (6): 1179-81
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Steroid acne has become more common since the advent of organ transplant surgery and oncologic treatment regimens. Although its precise pathogenesis is still uncertain, the accelerated chronologic sequence of infundibular spongiosis, hyperkeratosis, microcomedo formation, and rupture is crucial to the development of the papules and papulopustules.

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