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Acne Vulgaris MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acne Vulgaris
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.030.150
C17.800.794.111
Unique ID
D000152
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000152
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Acne
NLM Classification #
WR 430
See Also
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Public MeSH Note
93; was ACNE 1963-92
Online Note
use ACNE VULGARIS to search ACNE 1966-92
History Note
93; was ACNE 1963-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/01/17
Acne Vulgaris Preferred
Acne Broader
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