Penile acne is an ill-documented entity occasionally encountered in clinical practice. Young men complain of penile spots or boils or blackheads and on examination have comedones, papules, pustules, and inflammatory nodules of the proximal penile shaft. An important differential diagnosis of acneiform disease presenting at any site is chloracne caused by occlusion of the skin with machine oil. Conventional treatment for acne is prescribed in a hierarchical manner: topical keratolytics, antibiotics, and retinoids; oral antibiotics; and isotretinoin
About Dr.Deepak Ghimire
MBBS, MD ( Dermatology, Venereology and Cosmetology)
Regd.NMC No. 7119
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