Oral prednisone in the treatment of acne agminata.

  title={Oral prednisone in the treatment of acne agminata.},
  author={Yuichi Uesugi and Setsuya Aiba and Mariko Usuba and Hachiro Tagami},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={134 6},
Acne agminata (lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei), once regarded as a tuberculide, is a facial granulomatous disease still seen in young adults in Japan, despite a decrease in the incidence of tuberculosis. Although most lesions regress within a few years, even without treatment, disfiguring scars remain on the face. We have evaluated the efficacy of low dose oral prednisone therapy because, in the past, there has been no satisfactory therapy for this condition. We have treated four patients… CONTINUE READING