acne urticata

noun
acne ur·​ti·​ca·​ta | \ -ˌərt-ə-ˈkāt-ə How to pronounce acne urticata (audio) \

Medical Definition of acne urticata

: a chronic inflammatory condition of the skin that resembles acne

Note: Acne urticata typically affects middle-aged women. It is marked by the formation of itchy solid, pus-filled, or fluid-filled bumps on the skin usually of the neck, upper arms, trunk, face, or scalp.

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“Acne urticata.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acne%20urticata. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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