List of acneiform eruptions

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Acneiform eruptions are skin conditions that may appear like acne.[1][2] Unlike true acne, most lack blackheads and whiteheads.[3]

Name Signs and symptoms Image Notes
Acne cosmetica [1]
Acne mechanica [1]
Atrophodermia vermiculata [1] Atrophoderma vermiculata (DermNet NZ acne-keratosis-pilaris-3).jpg
Chloracne [1] Blackheads and cysts (DermNet NZ acne-chloracne2).jpg
Drug-induced acneiform eruption Facial acne (DermNet NZ acne-acne-face-acne-face-29).jpg
Gram negative folliculitis Gram negative folliculitis (DermNet NZ acne-gramneg).jpg
Halogen acne Pustules due to potassium iodide (DermNet NZ treatments-s-pot-iodide).jpg
Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei Acne agminata around eyelid (DermNet NZ site-age-specific-s-eyelid-29).jpg
Periorificial dermatitis Perioral dermatitis (DermNet NZ acne-perioral-dermatitis-3413).jpg
Polymorphous light eruption Polymorphous light eruption (DermNet NZ reactions-s-pmle3).jpg
Pomade acne [1] PMC5419061 gr3.png
Pseudofolliculitis barbae Pseudofolliculitis Barbae.jpg
Rosacea Rosacea (DermNet NZ acne-red-face-3626).jpg
Secondary syphilis Secondary syphilis (DermNet NZ bacterial-syph8).jpg
Steroid acne Steroid acne.png
Tuberous sclerosis Angiofibromas in tuberous sclerosis (DermNet NZ systemic-s-tuberous-sclerosis07).jpg

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Plewig, Gerd; Melnik, Bodo; Chen, WenChieh (2019). "9 Acne mimicking diseases". Plewig and Kligman ́s Acne and Rosacea. Switzerland: Springer. pp. 299–404. ISBN 978-3-319-49273-5. Archived from the original on 2023-06-30. Retrieved 2023-05-19.
  2. Nair, Pragya A.; Salazar, Francisco J. (2022). "Acneiform Eruptions". StatPearls. StatPearls Publishing. Archived from the original on 2022-01-19. Retrieved 2023-06-03.
  3. Kuflik, Julianne H. (25 October 2022). "Acneiform Eruptions: Practice Essentials". Archived from the original on 5 December 2008. Retrieved 3 June 2023.