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Acne Vulgaris

"Acne Vulgaris" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Acne Vulgaris" by people in this website by year, and whether "Acne Vulgaris" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013
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