What are these problematic papules?

Loretta, a 33-year-old hairdresser, presents complaining of new-onset "bumps" on her forehead. She reports that they are multiplying, and the existing ones are enlarging.

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Dr Paul Muthiah is a GP on the Central Coast of NSW and medical co-editor of Australian Doctor.

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