Acne fulminans: report of clinical findings and treatment of twenty-four patients.

@article{Karvonen1993AcneFR,
  title={Acne fulminans: report of clinical findings and treatment of twenty-four patients.},
  author={Sisko Karvonen},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1993},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={572-9}
}
  • Sisko Karvonen
  • Published 1993 in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
BACKGROUND Acne fulminans is an ulcerative form of acne with an acute onset and systemic symptoms. It most commonly affects adolescent boys. OBJECTIVE Clinical and laboratory findings and treatment results of patients with acne fulminans were reviewed to obtain a better understanding of the clinical course and outcome of the disease. METHODS Data of patients with severe acne were collected from the Dermatology Departments of Finnish hospitals during the years 1970 to 1991. RESULTS Twenty… CONTINUE READING

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