The skin biopsy specimens were taken from one papulopustule
with a punch or a surgical knife into a dry tube, usually by a local physician.
Building off of a previous study of 254 patients with central facial papulopustules
, the researchers conducted a secondary analysis of 242 patients; 215 of these patients had central facial papulopustules
and persistent erythema (both considered diagnostic of PPR), and 27 had central facial papulopustules
but lacked persistent erythema.
 Grading of acne can be done as mild, moderate, severe, and very severe forms in which mild form can be purely comedonal or mild papulopustular, moderate acne shows numerous comedones, few to many pustules, and few small nodules, with no residual scarring, severe acne shows numerous papulopustules
, many nodules, marked inflammation and scarring is and very severe acne recognized by sinus tracts, grouped comedones, many deeply located nodules, and severe inflammation and scarring.
Clinical signs of IE Clinical Occurrence, Description sign % Petechiae Common, Common, nonspecific and found on nonspecific extremities, mucosa and palate Splinter 8 Dark, linear lesions haemorrhages in nail beds Osler's Tender, papulopustules
on nodes distal pads of digits Roth's spots 5 Retinal haemorrhages with small, clear centres Janeway's 5 Painless erythematous macules lesions on palms of hands and soles of feet Conjunctival 5 Bright red/dark red patch haemorrhages on the sclera Haematuria 25 Blood in the urine Table 4.
Hot tub folliculitis is characterized by the development of tender, pruritic papules and papulopustules
on the hips, buttocks, and axillae, usually developing 8-48 hours after exposure to water that has been contaminated because of inadequate chlorination.
(39) The lesions consist of loosely disseminated small papules or papulopustules
on the face, the upper parts of the back, and chest, and can spread to the upper arm.
The rash is classically described as tiny, dry, erythematous papulopustules
in a pattern around the mouth, nasolabial folds, and chin, with sparing of the vermilion border.
Within 4 weeks, he was hospitalized (in an overseas US military hospital) for generalized umbilicated papulopustules
accompanied by profound hypothermia, hypotension, and mental status changes.
: raised, solid skin discolorations (papules); if they become filled with liquid, they are pustular; with targeted agents, they usually occur on the face, neck, and upper torso.
The characteristic lesions are erythematous papules and papulopustules
, although some neonates may occasionally present with comedones.
(13) (These lesions consist of loosely disseminated small papules or papulopustules
on the face and the upper parts of the back and chest spreading to the upper arm.)
The researchers treated 100 women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and acne papulopustules
with a weight-adapted dose of metformin for 6 months.