Pimples (Acne vulgaris): This image displays small bumps, pus-filled lesions, and residual flat, red marks typical of acne.
Rosacea: This image displays broad areas of redness on the cheeks typical of rosacea.
Seborrheic Dermatitis: This image displays the fine scaliness and redness of the nose and cheek typical of seborrheic dermatitis.
Melasma is a common cause of facial darkening (hyperpigmentation) in women. It is related to hormonal changes and can be worsened by oral contraceptives..
Vitiligo: In people with darker skin, the areas of pigment loss in vitiligo are quite distinct.
Herpes: Grouped, crusted blisters on the lips, cheeks and chin are typical of herpes simplex infection.
Perioral Dermatitis: Pink or red elevations of the skin occur near and around the mouth in perioral dermatitis.
In pseudofolliculitis barbae (also called razor bumps or shaving bumps), there are slightly elevated, lesions in the beard area.
Tinea Facei (Ringworm of the face): Tinea often has a red, round edge, as displayed in this image.
There are many rashes commonly found on the face. The appearance and distribution of the skin lesions are particularly helpful in making the appropriate diagnosis. Below is a list of rashes commonly found on the face:
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