Author: Katrin Ruhwinkel (1)
Wide range of age of onset and low referral rates to psychiatry in a large cohort of acne excoriée at a Swiss tertiary hospital.J Dermatolog Treat 2017 Aug 24:1-4. Epub 2017 Aug 24.Florian Anzengruber, Katrin Ruhwinkel, Adhideb Ghosh, Richard Klaghofer, Undine E Lang, Alexander A Navarini
Repetitive skin manipulation is the key symptom in skin picking disorder (SPD) or acne excoriée des jeunes filles Brocq. The diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5) has recognized SPD as an independent disease, namely an obsessive-compulsive disorder. Thus, psychiatric treatment is indicated.
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