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Nevus Comedonicus

Nevus Comedonicus: Introduction

Nevus Comedonicus: A rare condition characterized by the development of large comedones which can occur in groups or linear arrangements. If it is associated with other congenital malformations, it is called Nevus comedonicus syndrome. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nevus Comedonicus is available below.

Symptoms of Nevus Comedonicus

  • Comedones - elevated skin bumps with central plug
  • Dilated skin follicle opening
  • Dark central plug in comedones
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Treatments for Nevus Comedonicus

  • Skin symptoms may not need treatment if they aren't problematic. Various treatments may be employed for cosmetic reasons. Topical therapies may improve the appearance of skin lesions: salicylic acid, ammonium lactate lotion and topical retinoic acid. More severe skin symptoms may require the use of isotretinoin
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Nevus Comedonicus: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Nevus Comedonicus:

  • Inflammation of comedones
  • Infection of comedones
  • Painful cyst
  • Abscess
  • Scarring
  • Social and emotional problems due to appearance of skin
  • more complications...»

Causes of Nevus Comedonicus

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Misdiagnosis and Nevus Comedonicus

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