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Acne vulgaris

Introduction: Acne vulgaris

Description of Acne vulgaris

Acne vulgaris (medical condition): Another term for the common skin disorder called acne. Acne may occur...more »

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Acne vulgaris: the most common form of acne; usually affects people from puberty to young adulthood.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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

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: MeSH 2007

Acne vulgaris: Related Topics

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Acne vulgaris as a Disease

Acne vulgaris (medical condition): See Acne Vulgaris (disease information).
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Acne vulgaris: Related Diseases

Acne vulgaris: Acne vulgaris is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Acne vulgaris

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Acne vulgaris

The following list attempts to classify Acne vulgaris into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • acne
  • disease of the skin,skin condition,skin disease,skin disorder,skin problem
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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