Acneiform rash

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Acneiform rash
TermAcneiform rash
Short definitionacneiform rash (ak-NEE-ih form.
TypeCancer terms

acneiform rash - (pronounced) (ak-NEE-ih form. . . ) skin condition in which small, raised, acne-like bumps form, usually on the face, scalp, chest, and upper back. The bumps on the affected skin are usually red and filled with pus, and may become crusted. They can also become painful, tender, and itchy. Sometimes the affected skin becomes infected. Acneiform rash can be caused by an infection or by treatment with certain medications, including some anticancer drugs, such as EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor) inhibitors. Also called acneiform dermatitis and acneiform eruption

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