Acne; acne picea; folliculitis picea; Tar Acne
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Acne usually triggered by occupational contact with tars, especially coal tar. In addition to the comedogenic effect of tars, a phototoxic component can be added to the tars when exposed to UV light.
Occurrence/EpidemiologyThis section has been translated automatically.
Mainly road workers, roofers.
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Black follicular hyperkeratoses and folliculitis, especially in the area of the forearm and thigh extensor sides.
General therapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Settle/avoid the triggering contact substance.
External therapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Careful mild skin cleansing, in case of predominance of comedones keratolysis with e.g. benzoyl peroxide (acne fugue oxide), isotretinoin (e.g. acne normin) or tretinoin (Cordes VAS) external or mechanical grinding, if necessary operative grinding ( dermabrasion), also acne toilet, see below. acne vulgaris.
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Incoming links (6)Acne picea; Contact acne; Folliculitis picea; Folliculitis superficial; Pix; Professional acne;
Outgoing links (9)Acne (overview); Acne toilet; Benzoyl peroxide; Dermabrasion; Isotretinoin; Papel; Professional acne; Pustule; Tretinoin;
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