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Nodulocystic acne and hidradenitis suppurativa treated with acitretin: a case report.

@article{Scheman2002NodulocysticAA,
  title={Nodulocystic acne and hidradenitis suppurativa treated with acitretin: a case report.},
  author={Andrew Scheman},
  journal={Cutis},
  year={2002},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={
          287-8
        }
}
Nodulocystic acne is a dermatologic disease that can result in significant damage to the skin of the face, chest, and back. Hidradenitis suppurativa is a scarring disease of the skin that causes deep cysts and abscesses on the axillae and anogenital areas. We review a case of a patient with severe nodulocystic facial acne and hidradenitis suppurativa that was treated with 2 full courses of isotretinoin. Although the patient's condition improved, some draining cysts persisted on the face and… 

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