Tropical Acne: Clinical and Laboratory Investigations.
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Observations were made on the clinical, biochemical, histopathological and microbiological parameters of eleven tropical acne patients. All tropical acne patients in the study had a previous history of mild to moderate acne vulgaris prior to their tour in Vietnam. The type of lesions which developed in the tropical acne patients were clinically and histopathologically identical to those seen in severe pustular, cystic acne patients. The striking difference is the sparing of the face and the widespread distribution, including both arms and the legs. Author
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