Signs and Symptoms (what it looks like, where it is, and how it may feel)
When you have severe recalcitrant nodular acne, you have painful nodules (red, swollen, tender lumps) on your skin. They can occur anywhere on your face, neck, scalp, back, chest and shoulders.
Actual isotretinoin patients.
ABSORICA – Phase IV, Open-labeled, Photographic Study with SRNA Patients 2013-2014, Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc. Princeton, NJ. Actual, non-retouched patient photographs courtesy of (from left to right) #1 Jeremy Moss, MD; #2 Melissa L.F. Knuckles, MD; #3 Barry Solomon, MD; #4 Leonard J. Swinyer, MD; and #5 Scott A. Smith, DO.