Acne Fulminans Treated with Oral Retinoids
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Gharpuray MB, Kulkarni V, Shah R. Acne Fulminans Treated with Oral Retinoids. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1989;55:177-178
AbstractA 22 year old male patient suffering for 4 year from severe nodulo-cystic acne and scarring by systemic signs like fever, malaise, polyarthralgia, loss of; weight and leucocytosis was diagnosed as a case of acne fulminans. When there was no response to routine, treatment and even systemic corticosteroid, he-was treated - with a low dose of oral retinoid, isotretinoin. He improved dramatically within 2 weeks, and there was no relapse after 18 weeks follow - UP.