Cystic lesions from acne, sometimes called acne cysts, are large
and painful pimples deep under a person's skin that develop most often on the
face, neck, or upper body. Symptoms may include a red, hard, tender lump under
Treatment may include medication to treat infection and prevent
further development of lesions.
If cystic acne is untreated, deeper and more serious infections
and scarring can develop.