Author | Massoud Rafaat, MD


Refractory Acne Vulgaris in a 16-Year-Old Boy

September 14, 2005

For the past 3 years, comedones, papules, pustules, and nodules had been erupting on the face of a 16-year-old boy. Acne vulgaris had been diagnosed. Topical tetracycline cream and oral tetracycline were used without success.

Hypertrichosis Pinnae in Infancy

April 15, 2002

A boy was born to a gravida 2, para 1, 26-year-old woman at 37 weeks’ gestation. The pregnancy had been complicated by gestational diabetes. The infant was delivered vaginally; Apgar scores were 6 at 1 minute and 9 at 5 minutes.