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Acne and other follicular disorders

Acne, other follicular disorders and acne-like skin conditions.

General information
Acne – general information
What causes acne?
Bacteria in acne
Sebum
Hyperandrogenism (excessive male sex hormones)
Comedones (blackheads & whiteheads)
Inflammatory lesions in acne
Investigations in acne
Lasers, lights and acne
Psychological effects of acne
Acne management
Topical treatment for acne
Antibiotics for acne
Blue light acne treatment

Images of acne
Facial acne
Back acne
Infantile acne

Types of acne
Acne vulgaris
Nodulocystic acne
Acne excorieé
Acne fulminans
Infantile and childhood acne
Acne in pregnancy
Acne due to medicines
Adult acne
Acne scarring
Chloracne
Comedonal acne
Follicular occlusion syndrome
Pyoderma faciale

Skin conditions that appear similar to acne
Acne necrotica (scalp folliculitis)
Acne urticata (itchy spots)
Comedone naevus
Cysts
Disseminate and recurrent infundibulofolliculitis
Folliculitis
Folliculitis keloidalis
Gram negative folliculitis
Hidradenitis suppurativa
Hot tub (spa pool) folliculitis
Keratosis pilaris
Lichen spinulosus
Miliaria (sweat rash)
Neonatal cephalic pustulosis
Oil folliculitis
Perioral dermatitis (muzzle rash)
Malassezia folliculitis
Pseudofolliculitis barbae
Pustular tinea
Rosacea
Sebaceous hyperplasia
Solar (senile) comedones
Seborrhoea (oily skin)
Staphylococcal folliculitis
Steatocystoma multiplex
Steroid acne
Steroid rosacea
Trichostasis spinulosa

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