Excoriated acne

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Excoriated acne
Other names: Picker's acne or Acné excoriée des jeunes filles
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Disfiguring hyperpigmentation of picked lesions

Excoriated acne is a mild acne accompanied by extensive excoriations caused by the person picking at the pimples (that is, scratching or squeezing them).[1][2]

See also


  1. Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. Page 684. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.[1] Archived 2019-07-18 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.

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