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Acne, vulgaris on the back

Acne, vulgaris on the back

Overview

Acne frequently occurs on the back. Here, there are 2 to 6 millimeter wide erythematous (red) pustules with large open and closed comedones. Permanent scarring may follow a severe case of acne. Men are more often affected on their shoulders and back than are women.

Update Date 11/20/2012