Pyoderma faciale is an unusual skin condition occurring in young adult women. It is also called ‘rosacea fulminans’. Some specialists consider Pyoderma Faciale to be a form of severe acne, while others define pyoderma faciale as a manifestation of rosacea. What everyone can agree on is the physical appearance of Pyoderma faciale. Pyoderma faciale is defined as inflamed cysts localized on the face of females. It typically affects women in their early 20s and severe scarring may result in untreated cases. Large erythematous papules, pustules and nodules characterize pyoderma faciale. Comedones are absent. There are unsightly and painful large red tissue nodules, pustules and sores on very red areas of the cheeks, chin and/or forehead. The lesions may leave scars. Despite the severity of the inflammation, there are no internal symptoms. No infective organisms are found in bacterial cultures of the affected skin.
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