What is the role of surgery in the treatment of acne conglobata (AC)?

Updated: Apr 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Large hemorrhagic nodules may be aspirated.

Intralesional triamcinolone or cryotherapy may also be valuable. [35]

Occasionally, surgical excision of interconnecting large nodules may be beneficial. [36]


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