Acne Vulgaris: Introduction
Acne Vulgaris: Another term for the common skin disorder called acne. Acne may occur just about anywhere on the body but is most common on the face, neck and back. The condition may be mild with just a few small spots or severe where large painful cysts develop. Acne generally results from dead skin blocking skin pores which results in infection.
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Symptoms of Acne Vulgaris
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Misdiagnosis and Acne Vulgaris
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Clinical Trials for Acne Vulgaris
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Types of Acne Vulgaris
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Definitions of Acne Vulgaris:
A chronic disorder of the pilosebaceous apparatus associated with an increase in sebum secretion. It is characterized by open comedones (blackheads), closed comedones (whiteheads), and pustular nodules. The cause is unknown, but heredity and age are predisposing factors.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
The most common form of acne; usually affects people from puberty to young adulthood
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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