Acne Fulminans in Marfan Syndrome

July 2005 | Volume 4 | Issue 4 | Case Reports | 501 | Copyright © July 2005

Uwe Wollina MD, Gesina Hansel Dipl.-Med, Andre Koch MD, Erich Köstler MD

We report on a 12-year-old boy suffering from acne fulminans in combination with Marfan syndrome. The trigger for acne induction seemed to be a testosterone therapy. The particular therapeutic problems in the present case are described. No acne keloids were observed but atrophic scars that may be due to Marfan syndrome.