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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.

Synonyms: Acne Vulgaris

Term info

SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:11381005

bioportal provenance

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.[accessedResource: MSH:D000152][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Acne Vulgaris[accessedResource: MSH:D000152][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

gwas trait

true

term editor

Tomasz Adamusiak