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Disease Acne Vulgaris

Name Acne Vulgaris
Synonym Acne
Definition 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.
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D000152

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1. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acneiform Eruptions Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acne Vulgaris Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sebaceous Gland Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Acne Vulgaris Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Acne Vulgaris Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Acne, Adult
  Acne Conglobata
  Pyogenic arthritis, pyoderma gangrenosum, and acne Has associated chemicals Has associated genes