Acne tropicalis

Last Updated: 2020-06-10

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

ICD11: ED80.Y

Sulzberger et al. 1946.

Occurrence of acne-like lesions in humid (tropical) environments.

Papules, pustules, comedones on the face.

  • Medical history.
  • Clinical image.

Removal of the climate-driven causes, otherwise like acne vulgaris.  

Plewig G., Kligman A.M. (1994) Acne tropicalis (Tropenakne). In: Akne und Rosazea. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-57960-8_26