Ice pick scar L90.5

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Ice axe scar; Ice pick sign

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Abscesses with destruction of the hair follicles lead, especially in severe forms of acne, to bridge, tip or ice pick scarring ("ice pick") with jagged, crater-like depressions (similar to the traces of ice pick use in icy snow).


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Last updated on: 29.10.2020