Acne (disambiguation)

Acne (disambiguation)

Acne is a group of skin rashes that have different causes.

* Acne vulgaris - most commonly experienced around puberty, typically of the face and shoulders/chest
* Cystic acne, a severe form of acne wherein small cysts form.
* Acne rosacea - a red rash predominantly on the face
* Acne keloidalis nuchae (Pseudofolliculitis nuchae) - a rash caused by shaving
* Acne conglobata (Hidradenitis suppurativa) - chronic abscesses or boils of sweat glands and hair follicles; in the underarms, groin and buttocks, and under the breasts in women
* Acne cosmetica - acne caused by cosmetics
* Acne fulminans - an extreme form of acne conglobata
* Acne medicamentosa - acne caused by starting or stopping a medicine
* Baby acne - a rash seen on the cheeks, chin, and forehead of infants
* Chloracne - an acne rash caused by exposure to chlorinated hydrocarbons such as dioxins or PCBs

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