Home / Acne / [Acne necrotica (varioliformis). Necrotizing lymphocytic folliculitis].

[Acne necrotica (varioliformis). Necrotizing lymphocytic folliculitis].

PMID: 8436506  

We report on a 32-year-old woman with chronic relapsing papular and papulopustular lesions in the area of the hairlines and on the scalp. The diagnosis of acne necrotica (varioliformis) was made on the basis of the typical clinical picture and the histopathology, which showed necrotizing lymphocytic folliculitis. This rare disease must be differentiated from other pustular diseases of the scalp. Acne necrotica has been known as an entity since the beginning of the last century. In recent literature, however, it has received little attention.

Milde P,  Goerz G,  Plewig G

About

Check Also

Indicators of phagocytosis in women with acne during comprehensive treatment that included immunotherapy and probiotics.

PMID: 29602922   Introduction: Acne is one of the most common dermatological diseases. It may have …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *