Acne infantum

Last Updated: 2023-07-07

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: ED80.6

Acneiform lesions appearing in infants (M > F) between 3-6 months of age.

  • Unclear.
  • Possibly testosterone release from the gonads.

Papules, pustules, comedones, partly also inflammatory nodules.

  • Anamnesis.
  • Clinical appearance.

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