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Acne Clinic: Morphogenesis

  • Gerd Plewig
  • Bodo Melnik
  • WenChieh Chen
Chapter

Abstract

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

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerd Plewig
    • 1
  • Bodo Melnik
    • 2
  • WenChieh Chen
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and AllergyLudwig-Maximilian-University MunichMunichGermany
  2. 2.Department of Dermatology, Environmental Medicine and Health TheoryUniversity of OsnabrückOsnabrückGermany
  3. 3.Department of Dermatology and AllergyTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany

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