Acne fulminans treated with isotretinoin and "pulse" corticosteroids

M A Allison, C L Dunn, D A Person
Pediatric Dermatology 1997, 14 (1): 39-42
Acne fulminans (AF) is a rare and severe form of acne that occurs almost exclusively in white adolescent boys. We report AF in a 16-year-old white boy developing 14 months after the onset of uncomplicated acne vulgaris. The symptomatology, etiology, treatment, and prognosis of AF are discussed.

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