• Acne Vulgaris Similar Conditions

Similar Conditions
  • Rosacea is a chronic, relapsing and usually mild dermatitis.
  • It is an inflammatory skin disorder affecting the scalp, face, and torso.
  • Rosacea is characterized by scaly, flaky, itchy and red skin.
  • It generally affects the sebaceous-gland-rich areas of skin.

Perioral Dermatitis
  • Perioral dermatitis is a skin condition characterized by multiple small (1 - 2 mm) papules, pustules and vesicles which are present around the mouth, nose and the eyes.
  • It most commonly affects women between the ages of 20 and 45 years, but may also affect children, men and the elderly.
  • It is not uncommon, and has a tendency to recur in individuals who have had it once.

  • Folliculitis also known as "Hot Tub Rash" is the inflammation of one or more hair follicles due to fungal, bacterial, viral infection or non infectious.
  • It can occur anywhere on skin except palms of the hands and soles of the feet.
  • They may appear as red dots that come to white tips, rashes, pimple or pustules and spread on the chest, back, arms, legs, and head.

Keratosis Pilaris
  • It is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance of rough, slightly red, bumps on the skin.
  • It happens when hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, an insect bite which blocks the follicle, shaving, or braids too tight and too close to the scalp. Warmer weather may worsen the condition.
  • Many times it gets infected with staphylococcus also.

  • Angiofibromas are small, reddish brown or even flesh-colored, smooth, shiny, 0.1- to 0.3 cm papules present over the sides of the nose and the medial portions of the cheeks.
  • They contain fibrous tissue.