What is the role of corticosteroids in the treatment of acne keloidalis nuchae (AKN)?

Updated: Nov 13, 2020
  • Author: Elizabeth K Satter, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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In rare cases in which patients have large, inflamed lesions, a short course of oral corticosteroids may be considered.


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