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Acne - close-up of pustular lesions

Acne - close-up of pustular lesions

Overview

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

Update Date 7/23/2015

Updated 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, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.