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  • Disease

    Acne

    Cystic acne may occur across the upper chest as well as on the back.

    Acne is a skin condition that causes pimples or “zits.” This includes whiteheads, blackheads, and red, inflammed patches of skin (such as cysts).

  • Disease

    Acrodermatitis

    Gianotti-Crosti disease is also called acrodermatitis of childhood. These red, elevated lesions do not contain pus and can occur on the limbs, buttocks, face, and neck.

    Acrodermatitis is a childhood skin condition that may be accompanied by mild symptoms of and . It may also be associated with hepatitis B and other viral infections.

  • Disease

    Atopic dermatitis

    Atopic dermatitis is quite often seen on the cheeks of infants.  It consists of red (erythematous), scaling plaques that are diffusely scattered over the infant's body and face.

    Atopic dermatitis is a long-term (chronic) skin disorder that involves scaly and itchy rashes. Other forms of eczema include: