Posts Tagged: Acne

Complex Acne Disorders: Pyoderma Faciale…

Many of my photographs have been used in the Dermatology textbook Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin.  If you look at the latest edition you will see these first two images. Pyoderma Faciale is an uncommon eruptive facial disorder consisting of a very fulminant onset of superficial and deep abscesses and cystic lesions.  At times sinus… Read more »

Acne Rosacea

Rosacea is characterized by persistent erythyema of the face, particularly the cheeks and nose.  It occurs most commonly in light skinned individuals, women greater than men, with onset between the ages of 30-50.  There are factors that can promote or exacerbate rosacea–extremes of temperature (very hot or cold), alcohol (W.C. Fields classic example of alcohol… Read more »