Grade 3 acne; characterized by inflamed lesions and congestion.
Acne resulting from the bacterial infection of cysts deep within the skin. Without treatment this condition may result in scarring.
(AK nee vul GAR riz): A disease of the pilosebaceous unit characterized by comedones, pustules, papules, nodules, and cysts. Usually erupts during adolescence, but can continue well into the adult years. The most common skin disease in the United States.
a common, chronic skin disease, especially among adolescents and young adults, characterized by inflammation of the sebaceous apparatus, causing pimples on the face, back, and chest.
is the scientific term for this skin disease. Acne is a bacteria (Propoinibacterium acnes or P. acnes) that affects the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. Appropriately named since acne usually strikes in very visible areas like the face, neck, chest and back.
common acne. We dislike the term â€œvulgaris.
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.
An inflammatory skin condition characterized by superficial skin eruptions around hair follicles. Alternative names acne; cystic acne; pimples
A chronic inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin characterized by comedones, papules, and pustules. In severe acne, cysts and nodules may develop and scarring is common.
Commonly referred to simply as “acne,” this skin condition affects 90% of all adolescents and 50% of adult women. It is caused by the clogging of tiny hair follicles on the face and body, and is characterized by unsightly and often painful lesions on the surface of the skin and below. Contrary to popular belief, acne is not caused by dirt, but by five factors working together: Hormones, extra oil production, uneven skin shedding, bacteria and inflammation.
The medical term for common acne, which is characterized by the presence of one or more of the following: blackheads, whiteheads, papules and pustules.
A chronic inflammatory skin disorder of the sebaceous glands characterized by comedones and blemishes.
Acne vulgaris is an inflammatory disease of the skin, caused by changes in the pilosebaceous units (skin structures consisting of a hair follicle and its associated sebaceous gland). Acne lesions are commonly referred to as pimples, spots or zits.