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Descriptor English:   Acne Vulgaris 
Descriptor Spanish:   Acné Vulgar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Acne Vulgar 
Synonyms English:   Acne  
Tree Number:   C17.800.030.150
C17.800.794.111
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   an acneiform eruption
See Related English:   Hidradenitis Suppurativa
 
History Note English:   93; was ACNE 1963-92 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   30958 
Unique Identifier:   D000152 

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