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Acne Pathophysiology

  • Shinjita Das
  • Rachel ReynoldsEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Acne vulgaris is the result of multifactorial processes in and around the pilosebaceous unit. Currently, the major pathogenic factors are thought to be:

Keywords

Innate Immune System Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Sebaceous Gland Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Acne Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyHarvard Combined Dermatology Residency ProgramBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBrooklineUSA

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