Acneiform Dermatoses

  title={Acneiform Dermatoses},
  author={Gerd Plewig and Thomas Jansen},
  pages={102 - 107}
Acneiform dermatoses are follicular eruptions. The initial lesion is inflammatory, usually a papule or pustule. Comedones are later secondary lesions, a sequel to encapsulation and healing of the primary abscess. The earliest histological event is spongiosis, followed by a break in the follicular epithelium. The spilled follicular contents provokes a nonspecific lymphocytic and neutrophilic infiltrate. Acneiform eruptions are almost always drug induced. Important clues are sudden onset within… 

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