Overview of the Evaluation and Management of Acne Vulgaris

Rudy, Sherrill Jantzi
July 2003
Pediatric Nursing;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p287
Academic Journal
Summarizes the key factors involved in the pathogenesis of acne vulgaris, which is a disease of the pilosebaceous unit where abnormally adherent keratinocytes cause plugging of the follicular duct followed by accumulation of sebum, keratinous debris and bacteria within this structure. Incidence of acne; Clinical manifestations of acne; Classification of acne; Treatment.


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