A teen boy has tried everything for his "zits" without improvement. Take a close look at the eruption. Acne? Or, something else? Another Case Study from the Clinic.
To a 15-year-old boy the only kind of zits other than the ones on his adolescent face are zits that go away--and those aren't the type that are frustrating the teen in this case.Dr Jonathan Schneider and his virtual resident puzzle over lesions that have been present for several months and resemble acne but present a number of signs and symptoms not at all characterisitic of that condition.In the slides below, Dr Schneider presents history, physical exam results, and images that should help you ID this other kind of zit.Back to Basics with a Classic Case Study from the Clinic