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    Acne - close-up of pustular lesions
   
Acne - close-up of pustular lesions

Acne lesions frequently contain pus. This close-up photograph shows small acne pustules with surrounding inflammation (erythema).


Review Date: 10/30/2010
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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