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Here you will find pictures and information about skin conditions that can affect the face in adults. Acne is a common problem on the face, particularly in younger adults who are often plagued by the same acne vulgaris that teens get. Rosacea is a type of condition that is related to acne that is more often seen in older adults. Many types of rashes can affect the face. For example, lupus has characteristic rashes that can cover the forehead, nose, and cheeks of the person this disease affects. Different types of skin rashes (dermatides) are common on the face due to cosmetic and grooming products used on this skin. Certain populations, such as people of Asian and African decent, can have dermatosis papulosa nigra, which causes the growth of harmless dark lesions on the face. Ultraviolet light from the sun presents a danger to the skin of the face. Adults with a long history of sun exposure are at risk for many types of skin damage and skin cancer.
This is a typical abscess, which develops as a painful red or violaceous lump. Pushing on this with a finger or…
Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
This image displays pus-filled lesions with whiteheads and blackheads (closed and open comedones) in an adult…
This image displays acne lesions that have been picked or squeezed.
This image displays scaly, dry, cracked lips due to actinic cheilitis.
This image displays a frequent location for candida infection (angular cheilitis), the corners of the mouth.
Chapped Lips (Cheilitis)
Chapped lips are inflamed, scaly, and cracked. The border of the lips is often obscured by the inflammation, as on…
This image displays a cutaneous horn with a red, cancerous skin lesion at the base.
An epidermoid cyst can appear as a visible lump, and the patient may complain that it feels much larger than it…
This image displays flat warts in a beard area, which are typically spread by shaving.
The lesions of folliculitis may be pus-filled, signifying an infection.
This image displays small yellow bumps on the oil glands of the upper lip typical of Fordyce spots.
Hair Loss (Alopecia Areata)
This image displays patches of hair loss in the beard area typical of alopecia areata as well as areas that were…
This image displays honey-colored crusts in the beard area, typical of impetigo.
Keloids often form in areas of acne on the cheeks and trunk.
This image displays a cup-like shape with a thick "plug" of scaly skin typical of keratoacanthomas.
This image displays small bumps on the hair follicles typical of keratosis pilaris.
Milia commonly occur around the eye area, as displayed in this image.
In perioral dermatitis, small raised bumps can merge together to form larger red, elevated lesions.
Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac
This image displays poison ivy in linear lesions, due to the patient either rubbing the allergen across the skin…
This image displays a pyogenic granuloma, which has grown far off the skin surface and bleeds when traumatized.
This image displays severe rosacea.
This image displays collections of sebaceous glands on the skin that appear as whitish-to-yellow skin bumps.
This image displays the fine scaliness and redness of the nose and cheek typical of seborrheic dermatitis.
This image displays a lesion, with a sharp border and rough surface that appears to be sitting on top of the skin…
Solar lentigines are often more pronounced on the left cheek due to sun exposure while driving a car.
This spider angioma is seen on a background of sun damage on the cheek, with multiple small linear veins nearby.
Syringomas are benign, skin-colored elevations of the skin typically found around the eyes, including on the…
Tinea versicolor typically causes areas of skin lightening or darkening with very sharp borders between the…
This image displays one spot of lightened pigment due to vitiligo.