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Acne (cont.)

Acne Pictures

Media file 1: Hair follicle

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Media file 2: Comedones (blackheads and whiteheads)

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Media file 3: Papules, pustules (zits)

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Media file 4: Nodules

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REFERENCES:

Knutsen-Larson, S. A.L. Dawson, C.A. Dunnick, and R.P. Dellavalle. "Acne Vulgaris: Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Needs Assessment." Dermatol Clin 30 (2012): 99-106.

Titus, Stephen, and Joshua Hodge. "Diagnosis and Treatment of Acne." American Family Physician 86.8 Oct. 15, 2012: 734-740.


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