Acne fulminans – Pathophysiology, Clinical, Diagnosis and Treatment

INTRODUCTION
Acne fulminans (AF) is a severe, ulcerative form of acne with an acute onset and systemic symptoms. AF was originally described in 1959 by Burns and Colville (1), who described a 16-year-old student with acute fever and acne conglobata. In 1975, Plewig renamed the syndrome AF to…

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  1. Acne fulminans (AF) is a severe, ulcerative form of acne with an acute onset and systemic symptoms. AF was originally described in 1959 by Burns and Colville (1), who described a 16-year-old student with acute fever and acne conglobata. In 1975, Plewig renamed the syndrome AF to characterize the fast onset, severity, and systemic symptoms.

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