Acneiform Eruptions Questions & Answers

Updated: Jul 29, 2019
  • Author: Julianne H Kuflik, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What are acneiform eruptions?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of acneiform eruptions?

What is nevus comedonicus (NC) and how is it treated?

What are eruptive vellus hair cysts (EVHS) and how are they treated?

What is steroid-induced acne?

What is chloracne and how is it treated?

What is the role of antibiotics in the etiology of acneiform eruptions?

What is the role of infection in the etiology of acneiform eruptions?

What is rosacea and how is it treated?

What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Acneiform Eruptions?

Workup

Which tests are performed in the workup of acneiform eruptions?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of acneiform eruptions?

Treatment

How are acneiform eruptions treated?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of acneiform eruptions?

Which medications in the drug class Acne Agents, Topical are used in the treatment of Acneiform Eruptions?

Which medications in the drug class Retinoid-Like Agents are used in the treatment of Acneiform Eruptions?

Which medications in the drug class Antibiotics, Other are used in the treatment of Acneiform Eruptions?

Which medications in the drug class Immunosuppressants are used in the treatment of Acneiform Eruptions?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines, First Generation are used in the treatment of Acneiform Eruptions?

Which medications in the drug class Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are used in the treatment of Acneiform Eruptions?

Which medications in the drug class Antifungals, Other are used in the treatment of Acneiform Eruptions?