How is moderate acne vulgaris characterized?

Updated: Mar 26, 2019
  • Author: Jaggi Rao, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Moderate acne has comedones, inflammatory papules, and pustules. Greater numbers of lesions are present than in milder inflammatory acne. Note the image below.

Acne, grade III; papulopustules. Acne, grade III; papulopustules.

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