The Evolution of the Comedo

  • Gerd Plewig
  • Albert M. Kligman

Abstract

The comedo is the initial, primary lesion of acne. It is an impaction of horn within sebaceous follicles. Comedones develop through the following stages.

Keywords

Acne Rosacea 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerd Plewig
    • 1
  • Albert M. Kligman
    • 2
  1. 1.Dermatologische Klinik und PoliklinikUniversität MünchenMünchen 2Germany
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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